Highlight: Minister Anil Deshmukh asked Sachin Vaze to collect Rs 100 crore every month Ex-Mumbai police chief and Deshmukh denied the allegations and accused Singh of making false claims to protect himself from further legal action in the Ambani and Hiren cases.
Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh accused Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh of corruption and said suspended Crime Branch officer Sachin Vaze told him that Deshmukh had asked him to collect Rs 100 crore every month through illegal channels. The allegations were made in a letter Singh wrote to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
Deshmukh has denied the allegations, claiming Singh was making false claims to protect himself from further legal action in the Mukesh Ambani and Mansukh Hiren cases.
What is Mukesh Ambani’s case and why achin vaze arrested
Sachin Vaze was suspended and sent into the custody of the National Investigation Agency for his alleged role in placing the explosives-laden vehicle at Carmichael Road, near the residence of industrialist Mukesh Ambani in Mumbai, on March 15. Two days later, Singh, who was handling the investigation, was transferred from his position to the low-key Home Guard by the state government(Deshmukh had claimed that Singh’s transfer was not done on administrative grounds, but due to some serious and unforgivable mistakes made by his colleagues).
Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh says will file defamation case against Param Bir Singh
Home minister Anil Deshmukh has responded to former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh’s allegations and termed them false, saying that it is a conspiracy hatched by the ex-top cop to discredit him and the Maha Vikas Aghadi government of the state.
Anil Deshmukh asked as to why Param Bir Singh was sitting quietly for so many days after Sachin Vaze’s arrest. “Why was Parambir Singh sitting quietly for so many days after Sachin Waze was arrested? Why didn’t he open his mouth at the same time.
Anil Deshmukh added: After realizing that you will be removed from the post of Commissioner of Police tomorrow, March 17, Shri. On March 16, Parambir Singh called on ACP Shri. Patil was asked some questions from WhatsApp chat and got the answers he expected.