Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday shunted joint commissioner of police Dhananjay Kamlakar from his post as Mumbai economic offences wing chief after he and his son were linked to an alleged illegal purchase of a Mumbai Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) plot worth Rs 205 crore. Kamlakar will now be the coastal security head. “Prime facie, the entire controversy appears to be serious.
Fadnavis had recently secured the resignation of state minister Eknath Khadse over his alleged involvement in another MIDC scam. State NCP chief Sunil Tatkare sought a white paper on the status of MIDC land owing to “the series of scams”.