Bangla Hunt Desk: After Maharashtra, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, the CBI will have to seek permission from the state government before filing a case in Kerala. The decision has been taken in the Kerala cabinet. Similar decisions have been taken in several non-BJP-ruled states before. And this time the Kerala government has also revoked the consent given to the Union Home Ministry before the CBI investigation in any case.
Kerala cabinet has decided to revoke general consent for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the state.
From now on, the probe agency will have to seek prior permission from the Kerala government for registering a case within the state.
– ANI ()ANI) November 4, 2020
It is learned that the Kerala government is angry over the CBI's involvement in the Life Mission housing project. The project has been temporarily shut down following an investigation. The court then intervened to stop the CBI's investigation.