Mumbai, Agencies: The troubles of former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh do not seem to be diminishing. Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil has shown a sharp attitude after the Supreme Court granted him interim relief from arrest. In a statement on Friday, Patil has said that action will be taken against Param Bir Singh under the Police Service Rules.

Decision will be taken after talking to the Chief Minister

Patil has said that, ‘A decision to take action against Param Bir Singh under the Police Service Rules will be taken after considering with the Chief Minister.’ Meanwhile, it is reported that Thane Police Commissioner has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the extortion case registered against Param Bir Singh. The responsibility of investigation in the SIT has been entrusted to a DCP level officer. At the same time, Param Bir Singh has submitted his statement regarding the complaint lodged by Sonu Jalan at Thane Police Station. Meanwhile, Singh has also filed an application against him in the Esplanade Magistrates’ Court seeking quashing of the court’s order declaring him an “absconding”. The matter will be heard in the court on November 29.

order to pay fines

Significantly, Param Bir Singh, declared absconding from Mumbai court, had reached the crime branch unit 11 office of Kandivali to join the investigation. He wrote a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray alleging corruption against the then Home Minister and senior NCP leader Anil Deshmukh. After which six cases of corruption and extortion were registered against him. After appearing in Thane court, the court quashed the non-bailable warrant issued against Singh. The court also directed Singh to cooperate with the Thane police in the investigation and asked him to furnish a surety of Rs 15,000.

1Singh is an IPS officer of 988 batch.

Let us tell you, in one of his statements on Monday, Param Bir Singh told the Supreme Court that he is in the country and is not absconding. After which the Supreme Court had ordered Singh to join the investigation, giving interim relief to the arrest. Param Bir Singh is a 1988 batch IPS officer. On March 17, he was removed from the post of Mumbai Police Commissioner and made General Commander of Maharashtra State Home Guard.

Edited By: Amit Singh