The Supreme Court will hear tomorrow (Wednesday) on the petition of former Mumbai Police Commissioner Parambir Singh. Through this petition, Parambir Singh has demanded a CBI inquiry into the alleged corruption of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.
Parambir Singh, a 1988 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, in his petition filed in the Supreme Court, has also requested the cancellation of the order alleging his transfer from the post of Police Commissioner of Mumbai to be arbitrary and illegal. . Singh has requested for a stay on his transfer order as interim relief and directed the state government, Center and CBI to immediately take possession of CCTV footage of Deshmukh’s residence.
Let me tell you that in an eight-page letter written by Parambir Singh to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, on Saturday, he claimed that Deshmukh wanted police officers to recover Rs 100 crore every month from bars and hotels.
Supreme Court to hear tomorrow, the plea of former Mumbai Police Chief Param Bir Singh, seeking CBI investigation in the alleged corrupt practices of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. In his plea, Singh has also challenged his transfer order.
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He had alleged that Deshmukh had summoned Mumbai Police API Sachin Waje to his residence in mid-February and asked him to recover Rs 100 crore per month. However, Deshmukh has denied the allegations.
Singh had also alleged in the letter that Deshmukh had summoned Mumbai Police API Sachin Waje to his official residence around mid-February and asked him to recover Rs 100 crore a month.
Security arrangements were increased at the residence of Deshmukh-Fadnavis.
Meanwhile, amidst the political tussle in Maharashtra, the police has increased the security arrangements for the houses of state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh and former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Vinita S said that this is a precautionary step. Teams of the Riot Control Police (RCP) have been deployed at Deshmukh’s residence at GPO Square and Fadnavis’s residence near Trikoni Park. Police have also placed blockers in front of Deshmukh’s house to monitor the vehicles. Sources said the security system has been beefed up after protests by BJP and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) activists on Sunday.