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Ex-Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh, 7 others booked for extortion | Latest News India

The criticism towards Param Bir Singh has been filed by a builder and circumstances registered by Marin Drive police. He was additionally booked beneath the Atrocities Act case in April this year on the criticism of a serving police inspector from Akola.

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2021 12:34 PM IST

The Mumbai Police on Thursday booked town’s former top cop Param Bir Singh for extortion, dishonest, forgery and prison conspiracy after a criticism from a builder. The complainant has claimed that Singh demanded 15 crore from him via a DCP-rank police officer and 4 different cops.

The case has been registered by the Marine Drive police. The FIR has names of eight folks, together with six policemen, in line with Mumbai Police as reported by information company ANI. Two civilians have been arrested in reference to the case, ANI quoted the police as saying.

Param Bir Singh, the previous Mumbai Police commissioner was booked beneath the Atrocities Act case in April this year on the criticism of a serving police inspector from Akola.

This might be one other setback for Singh who has accused former Maharashtra residence minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Anil Deshmukh of directing former cop Sachin Waze to extort 100 crore each month from accommodations, bars and different institutions in Mumbai.

Deshmukh denied any wrongdoing however resigned from his put up in April after the Bombay excessive courtroom requested the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to hold out a preliminary enquiry. The company later filed a case it the matter.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is conducting a probe into the money laundering case associated to the alleged multi-crore bribery-cum-extortion racket. The central company lately arrested Deshmukh’s personal secretary Sanjeev Palande and personal assistant Kundan Shinde after it carried out raids towards them and the NCP chief in Mumbai and Nagpur.

Deshmukh had earlier skipped ED’s summons for questioning within the case. He lately moved the Supreme Court looking for safety from any coercive motion within the money laundering case.

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