SC to listen to former Mumbai high cop Param Bir Singh’s plea for CBI probe in opposition to Maharashtra Residence Minister Anil Deshmukh | India Information
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Courtroom will on Wednesday hear former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh’s plea searching for a probe into the allegations levelled by him in opposition to Maharashtra Residence Minister Anil Deshmukh.
Singh has accused Deshmukh of working an ‘extortion racket.’
In his petition, Param Bir Singh has known as for “unbiased, uninfluenced, neutral and honest investigation within the numerous corrupt malpractices of Anil Deshmukh, the Residence Minister of Authorities of Maharashtra, earlier than the evidences are destroyed”.
Singh’s petition will likely be taken up by a two-judge bench of the highest courtroom, comprising Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and R Subhash Reddy.
It might be recalled that Singh was transferred final week by the Maharashtra authorities to the Residence Guards for “mishandling” the Mukesh Ambani bomb scare case.
In his petition, the previous Mumbai high cop has additionally requested the highest courtroom to direct the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the alleged wrongdoings in transfers and postings of law enforcement officials in Maharashtra.
The ex-Mumbai high cop has additionally requested for the gathering of CCTV footage of Anil Deshmukh’s residence in Mumbai to corroborate with the costs he has levelled.
Singh has additionally sought a keep on his switch. In a letter written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, the highest cop had alleged that he was transferred to the “low-key” put up within the Residence Guards “instantly after” he introduced Deshmukh’s alleged corrupt practices to the discover of chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, deputy CM Ajit Pawar and another senior leaders of the state authorities.
Singh alleged that Anil Deshmukh had met his subordinates, together with arrested cop Sachin Vaze, in mid-February and requested them to gather Rs 100 crore month-to-month, together with Rs 50 to Rs 60 crore from bars and motels in Mumbai.
Deshmukh has, nevertheless, categorically denied the accusation and has threatened to sue the cop for defamation. Param Bir Singh was transferred from the put up of Mumbai police commissioner final week, within the midst of a probe by the NIA into the restoration of an explosives-laden SUV which was discovered parked outdoors the south Mumbai residence of industrialist Mukesh Ambani final month.