Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Parambir Singh, who has been declared absconding in a case of recovery, may appear before the CBI in 48 hours. This information has been given to the Supreme Court on behalf of his lawyer Puneet Bali on Monday. Parambir’s lawyer, who accused former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh of extortion, told the Supreme Court that Parambir is in danger of his life in Mumbai, so he is hiding. It was also said that they are not missing and are in the country. Expressing surprise at this, the court said – Surprisingly, only former Mumbai Police Commissioners are afraid to come and stay in Mumbai.
The court accepted Parambir’s plea for restraining his arrest for hearing. The matter will now come up for hearing on December 6. Till then Parambir cannot be arrested. The court has also issued a notice to the Maharashtra government and the CBI in this regard.
I also have an audio tape of DGP
Parambir Singh’s lawyers told the court, “I have an audio tape of the DGP to withdraw the complaint against the former home minister. They are also threatening me. If the complaint and trial are not withdrawn, I will face multiple charges. Threatening to implicate.”
Transcript of the talk on the phone presented in the Supreme Court
During the hearing today, the Supreme Court bench asked where is the transcript of the conversations that happened on the phone? Then lawyer Puneet Bali presented the transcript. Puneet Bali said how my client has been threatened. I make this clear. Six FIRs were registered against him one after the other. Only those against whom he took action during his tenure have lodged FIRs.
Wajha appeared before the Chandiwal Commission
Dismissed Mumbai Police officer Sachin Vajhe appeared before the Chandiwal Commission set up by the state government following Parambir’s allegations against Deshmukh. He tells the committee that he is just a small pawn in the matter. He told the committee that he had faith in him. Tomorrow Vajhe will be questioned by the chairman of the committee.
was declared a fugitive by the court of Mumbai
Earlier, the Mumbai court had allowed Parambir Singh to be declared a proclaimed offender, after which now the Mumbai Police can declare him as a wanted accused and start the process of declaring him a fugitive at all possible places including the media. According to the rules, if they do not come before the law within 30 days, then the Mumbai Police will be able to start the process of attaching their properties.
Police team went to Chandigarh several times
Earlier, the Home Department had also informed the Intelligence Bureau about Parambir’s disappearance. Significantly, Parambir has been missing since the month of May after going on leave due to health reasons. The Home Department sent several letters to Singh at his Chandigarh residence and inquiries were made about his whereabouts, but no response was received.
Last month, Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil had said that they were looking into the provisions of the All India Services (Conduct) Rules to take action against the IPS officer.
Thane Police had issued a lookout notice
Mumbai’s Thane police had issued a lookout notice against Parambir Singh in July. He has repeatedly failed to appear before the Chandiwal Commission set up by the state government to probe allegations of corruption by him against former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. After which a fine of 5, then 25 and then 50 thousand was imposed against him first. Despite this, when Parambir did not appear, a bailable warrant was issued against him.
SIT is investigating against Parambir
The Home Department of the government had constituted a 7-member SIT team to probe the allegations of corruption against Parambir Singh. This team is headed by a DCP level officer. The SIT team will also investigate the case of MCOCA registered at Juhu police station against a businessman named Vimal Agarwal. MCOCA case was registered accusing Vimal Agarwal of having a relationship with Chhota Shakeel during Parambir’s tenure as commissioner.
5 cases are registered against Parambir
State CID and Thane Police have issued a look out circular against Parambir. So far 5 cases are registered against Singh, out of which one is being investigated by Mumbai, one in Thane and three cases are being investigated by the State CID.