Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, on December 2, signed the State Home Minister's proposal of suspending Param Bir Singh, the Ex Commissioner of Police (CP) Mumbai. The decision was based on recommendations of Debashish Chakravarti, single member panel investigating Param Bir Singh's extortion case. His suspension is proposed under the Rule 3 of the All India Services Act, 1969. The criminal charges investigation against Param Bir Singh is… read-more
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A retired police officer, Shamsher Khan Pathan, made serious allegations against Param Bir Singh, the then DIG ATS, that he "confiscated terrorist Ajmal Kasab's phone, ensuring that the phone never showed during the inquiry or prosecution," The former cop told India Today TV that the phone Kasab was receiving orders from the Pakistani handlers was the same phone. "This is a national security concern, and should be examined swiftly", said… read-more
Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, on November 26, appeared before the Thane Police Station for interrogation in the extortion case registered against him. The case has been registered under sections of IPC and the Arms Act. A District Commissioner of Police (DCP) level officer is investigating the case against Singh and 26 others. Param Bir Singh arrived at Thane Police Station at 7:45 AM and investigation is underway.
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In the alleged extortion case, investigative officials questioned former Mumbai CP Param Bir Singh for six hours. Singh was earlier served with a notice stating to appear before the investigators at any time. Officials stated that the former police officer cooperated with the inquiry and answered all questions posed about the case. Singh was also believed not to have any proof or documents with him, according to reports.
Param Bir Singh, a former Mumbai police commissioner who has been declared a proclaimed offender by Mumbai High Court, arrived on November 25. Earlier, the IPS officer who is facing extortion charges in Maharashtra told news stations that he was in Chandigarh. Upon arrival, Singh told the reporters that he would join the probe as ordered by the High Court.
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The Supreme Court on November 22 granted protection from arrest to former Mumbai police chief Param Bir Singh, who was been missing since October and asked him to join investigations into extortion charges against him. Last week, the court declined to offer the former cop any such protection, demanding that he first needs to reveal his whereabouts. His lawyer stated that "he is not absconding, but faces threat in India".
The Supreme Court, on November 18, ordered former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh to reveal his whereabouts, while also emphasizing that he cannot be protected from arrest until his location is known. A Mumbai magistrate recently proclaimed Singh an absconder after he failed to appear in an extortion case. No protection, no hearing till we have the answer to the question "where are you?", the bench told Singh's Counsel.
An FIR against senior IPS Param Bir Singh, five more police officers, and two others for extortion by the Mumbai Police said an official on July 22. In exchange for withdrawing cases against him, the accused allegedly demanded Rs 15 crores from a builder who then registered a complaint at the Marine Drive Police Station. Reportedly, the builder's two partners were also arrested for conspiring with the police.
Citing that there is a "conspiracy to frame him", former Commissioner of Mumbai Police Param Bir Singh has appealed the Supreme Court to transfer all the cases against him to another state. He also claimed of being threatened with multiple "internal enquiries" for making allegations of corruption and extortion against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. Earlier, Singh's allegations had resulted into a CBI probe against Deshmukh.… read-more
The Bombay High Court on May 13 ordered that former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh should not be arrested till May 20. Public prosecutor from Singh's side also requested the court to dismiss the "malafide" case against the former top-cop. The Maharashtra government has been asked to submit its views by May 20. Singh, along with 30 other officers, has been accused of corruption and criminal conspiracy.
Courtesy: The Times of India