Bombay:The High Court has allowed the Maharashtra govt to question Rashmi Shukla, a senior IPS officer in Hyderabad
The Bombay High Court today allowed the Maharashtra government to question senior IPS officer Rashmi Shukla in Hyderabad after the State assures that she will not be arrested till next date in the case of allegedly leaking information about police postings.
A division bench of justices S S Shinde and Manish Pitale was hearing a petition filed by Rashmi Shukla saying it apprehends arrest and seeks no coercive action against her by the Cyber Crime Department in the case.
Senior advocate Mahesh Jethmalani representing Ms Shukla told the court that she has been charged under the Information Technology Act and the Officials Secrets Act.
The court said the State will have to send a notice under section 41 of Code of Criminal Procedure. It said, there is an apprehension that she will be arrested and unless the offences attract a sentence of seven years, the State will have to send notice.