1. The petitioners have preferred the present writ petition to seek a writ
of certiorari quashing the Regular Case RC AC-1 2015 A-0004 registered
against them and two others under Section 13(2) r/w 13(1) (e) of the
Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (hereinafter ‘the PC Act’) and Section
109 IPC by the respondent no. 1/CBI, and all actions taken in pursuance of
the said Regular Case by the CBI.
2. Petitioner No.1 is a former Union Minister – and also the present
Chief Minister of the State of Himachal Pradesh. Petitioner No.2 is his wife.
They are alleged to have acquired assets disproportionate to their known
sources of income during the tenure of petitioner no.1 as a Union Minister of
State from 28.05.2009 to 18.01.2011, and the Union Minister of Micro,
Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) from 19.01.2011 to 26.06.2012 in
the Government of India i.e. from 28.05.2009 to 26.06.2012 (hereinafter
‘the Check Period’). The said Regular Case has been registered against them
and two others, by the CBI on 23.09.2015 on the basis of a Preliminary
Enquiry PE AC-1 2015 A 0002 registered on 17.06.2015.
Source: Indian Kanoon