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ED data assertion of suspended Mumbai CP Param Bir Singh

The Enforcement Directorate has recorded the assertion of suspended Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh in reference to its cash laundering probe into alleged irregularities within the Maharashtra police institution, official sources stated on Sunday. The assertion was recorded on December 3 on the company’s workplace in south Mumbai beneath the provisions of the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA).

They stated the 59-year-old was quizzed for about 5 hours with questions on totally different points of the case together with the allegations he made towards his then boss, former Maharashtra residence minister Anil Deshmukh.

Singh was summoned at the least thrice up to now by the ED however he by no means deposed. He could also be summoned once more.

The 1988-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer was suspended by the Maharashtra authorities few days again following registration of police FIRs towards him and another police personnel on fees of extortion.

Sources stated his assertion was “very important” to take the investigation within the case ahead. Former Maharashtra residence minister Anil Deshmukh and his aides have been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on this case.

Singh had in March levelled allegations of corruption and misuse of official place towards Deshmukh after he was shunted from the publish of the Mumbai police commissioner within the aftermath of Antilia bomb scare incident.

He had accused Deshmukh of asking cops to gather Rs 100 crore a month from eating places and bars in Mumbai, a cost which the NCP chief denied.

Singh, declared absconding by courts in Mumbai and Thane, surfaced in public late final month after being underground for over six months.

After he moved the Supreme Court docket, he was granted non permanent safety from arrest.

The IPS officer is going through at the least 5 extortion instances in Maharashtra and has equally deposed varied state police investigation models over the previous couple of days.

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