An affidavit has been submitted earlier than an inquiry fee by former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh to probe into the corruption allegations in opposition to former Maharashtra house minister Anil Deshmukh, Within the affidavit, Singh says that he doesn’t have any additional proof to share to show Anil Deshmukh’s position in corruption circumstances, PTI reported.
Param Bir Singh had written an 8-page letter to Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, in April 2021, alleging that former minister Anil Deshmukh – with the assistance of API Sachin Vaze – collected 100 crore rupees a month as extortion from bars, eating places, and many others. It’s now being stated by Singh that he doesn’t have any additional proof to offer aside from the letter he had written to the CM.
In March 2021, the Maharashtra authorities fashioned the one-member fee to probe Singh’s allegations in opposition to Deshmukh. It must be famous that 4 circumstances of extortion are additionally registered in opposition to Param Bir Singh, out of which two FIRs are on non-bailable offenses. Singh has been absconding since then and has not appeared for cross-examination.
The fee had imposed fines on Singh – of Rs 5,000 in June and Rs 25,000 every on two different events for not showing.
Shishir Hirey, particular public prosecutor within the case, showing for the inquiry fee, stated, “Param Bir Singh has refused to provide any extra proof within the matter apart from the letter that he had initially forwarded to the chief minister and the house minister.”
In the meantime, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is probing Anil Deshmukh in these issues.
Deshmukh was on Monday arrested by the ED in a cash laundering case. He was on Tuesday remanded within the ED’s custody until November 6.
(With inputs from PTI)