New Delhi: Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh on Thursday appeared earlier than Mumbai Police Crime Department which is probing an extortion case towards him.
“He has given statements earlier than the crime department. As per SC order, he’ll proceed to cooperate within the probe,” his lawyer stated, as quoted by information company ANI.
In its assertion in regards to the questioning, Mumbai Police stated that Param Bir Singh recorded his assertion within the extortion case registered by Bimal Agrawal in Crime department unit 11 workplace Kandivali.
“Questions have been requested to him solely on this case. He hasn’t been referred to as once more as of now however has been informed that he’ll be referred to as as and when wanted”: Mumbai Police stated, as reported by ANI.
After showing earlier than the crime department, Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh stated: “I’ve joined the investigation as we speak, as per the order of the Supreme Courtroom. I’m cooperating within the investigation and I’ve full religion within the court docket”.
I’ve joined the investigation (in a case of extortion) as we speak, as per the order of the Supreme Courtroom. I’m cooperating within the investigation and I’ve full religion within the court docket: Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh after showing earlier than the crime department in Mumbai pic.twitter.com/v4rWyQNFie
— ANI (@ANI) November 25, 2021
The previous Mumbai police commissioner was questioned for round seven hours on Thursday, information company PTI reported as officers saying.
Param Bir Singh was seen leaving the crime department unit-11 in an official car round 6.15 pm.
The IPS officer, declared a proclaimed offender by a metropolis court docket, appeared earlier than the crime department to file an announcement in an extortion case registered at Goregaon police station within the metropolis towards him.
The Crime Department questioning occurred after the previous police commissioner arrived in Mumbai on Thursday to affix the investigation as directed by the court docket, an official stated, as reported by PTI.
I’ll be a part of the investigation as directed by the court docket, Param Bir Singh informed the media on arrival.
The IPS officer, who’s dealing with a number of extortion instances in Maharashtra, had informed information channels on Wednesday that he was in Chandigarh.
Param Bir Singh has not reported to work since Could this 12 months, after his switch from the publish of Mumbai police commissioner and his subsequent allegations of corruption towards then Maharashtra dwelling minister Anil Deshmukh.
The Supreme Courtroom has granted Param Bir Singh safety from arrest.
He was transferred after Mumbai police officer Sachin Waze was arrested within the case of an SUV with explosives discovered close to industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s home, ‘Antilia’ and the following suspicious loss of life of businessman Mansukh Hiran.
(With Company Inputs)