The Maharashtra authorities in March this yr fashioned the fee to conduct a probe into corruption allegations levelled by Singh in opposition to the then state dwelling minister and NCP chief Anil Deshmukh.
In his affidavit, the builder described the style wherein Waze extorted cash from him, allegedly on the behest of Singh.
“All the episode of writing a letter with baseless allegations and attacking Deshmukh in addition to the state authorities is the vindictive act of Singh and Waze,” Agarwal stated within the affidavit.
He additionally urged the fee to dismiss all of the allegations made within the letter (written by Param Bir Singh to the state chief minister) “within the curiosity of justice”, and suggest related motion in opposition to Singh, Waze and others.
The following listening to into the matter earlier than the inquiry fee shall be on August 30.
Based mostly on a grievance filed by the 48-year-old builder, the Goregaon police right here final week registered an FIR in opposition to Param Bir Singh. That is the fourth such case in opposition to Singh and second in Mumbai. Two different circumstances had been filed in Thane metropolis. All these FIRs had been registered inside a span of 1 month.
On this case, Waze and 4 others – Sumit Singh alias Chintu, Alpesh Patel, Vinay Singh alias Babloo and Riyaz Bhati – have additionally been named as accused, in line with police.
As per Agarwal’s grievance, the accused extorted Rs 9 lakh from him for not conducting a raid on two bars and eating places, which he ran in partnership, and likewise pressured him to purchase two smartphones value round Rs 2.92 lakh for them. The incident occurred between January 2020 and March 2021.
Accordingly, the case was filed beneath Indian Penal Code (IPC) Sections 384 and 385 (each pertaining to extortion) 34 (widespread intention) in opposition to the six accused and a probe into the case is on.
Singh is at the moment posted as DG Dwelling Guards and he has not been attending workplace since Could as he’s on sick go away.
He was shunted out as Mumbai police commissioner in March this yr after the arrest of Sachin Waze within the case of an explosives-laden car discovered close to the residence of industrialist Mukesh Ambani in Mumbai.
Later, Singh claimed in a letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray that Deshmukh used to ask law enforcement officials to gather cash from restaurant and bar house owners in Mumbai.
Deshmukh, who resigned from the submit of state dwelling minister in April this yr, has repeatedly denied the allegations levelled in opposition to him.