Former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh could be declared an “absconder” in reference to an extortion case, mentioned a Mumbai court docket on Wednesday. After the court docket order, the Mumbai Police can now designate him a wished accused and begin the method of declaring him a fugitive.
“If he (Param Bir Singh) does not come earlier than the regulation inside 30 days, Mumbai Police will provoke the method for attachment of his properties,” unhappy particular public prosecutor Shekhar Jagtap.
Param Bir Singh faces not less than 4 circumstances of extortion and is believed to have fled the nation.
Mr Singh was transferred from the publish of Mumbai police chief in March after the arrest of Sachin Waze – a police officer who was later sacked and arrested within the case of an explosives-filled automobile discovered close to industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s home and the homicide of businessman Mansukh Hiran.
Despite the fact that Param Bir Singh hasn’t been named as an accused within the case, a number of incriminating lapses have been revealed by witnesses within the case, who’ve been quoted within the chargesheet towards Mr Waze.
Earlier within the day, two law enforcement officials had been remanded within the Maharashtra Felony Investigation Division (CID) custody for seven days in reference to an extortion case registered towards them and the previous metropolis police commissioner.
The 2 cops who had been beforehand posted within the Mumbai crime department, had been arrested by the CID on Monday.