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After WB and AP, Chhattisgarh withdraws general consent accorded to CBI to probe cases

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi/Raipur 

After and Andhra Pradesh, Congress-led too has withdrawn general consent accorded to the to probe cases in the state, officials said Thursday.

The move comes on a day when a panel removed as the chief and posted him as of Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guards after an enquiry report by the accused him of corruption.

headed has written to the and the asking them to direct the not to register fresh cases in the state, the officials said citing an statement.

With this, the (CBI) would now require permission of the to conduct raids and probe in Chhattisgarh, they said.

The government in 2001 had given general permission to the CBI, the officials said.

and governments had late last year withdrawn the general consent accorded to the CBI to conduct probe and raids in the states.

The withdrawal of general consent will not have any impact on the cases already being probed by the CBI, a in said.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 21:45 IST