Ex-Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh (File photo)
Ex-Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh (File photo)

Maharashtra govt-appointed commission imposes Rs 5,000 fine on Param Bir Singh for non-compliance of summons

ANI | Updated: Jun 22, 2021 21:25 IST


Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 22 (ANI): Maharashtra government-appointed Justice Chandiwal commission, which is probing the allegations made by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh against State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, imposed a cost of Rs 5,000 on Singh for non-compliance of summons for the recording of statement.
The Commission had summoned him thrice but he had failed to appear in two hearings, while a third was attended by his lawyer.
On March 30, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had appointed retired High Court Judge, Justice K Chandiwal, to investigate the allegations made by Singh against Deshmukh.

The move had come after Deshmukh had written a letter to Thackeray, on March 25, to investigate the corrupt malpractices allegations levelled against him by Singh.
Singh had written a letter to Thackeray alleging that Deshmukh had indulged in "malpractices" and asked suspended Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Waze to collect Rs 100 crore every month. (ANI)


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