In a fresh move the Mumbai’s Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Wednesday declared Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh a proclaimed
offender in an extortion case. He is the second most senior Indian Police Service (IPS) serving officer in Maharashtra.
Reportedly the order comes
Upon on a request by the Crime Branch of the Mumbai Police investigating an August 20 extortion case registered in Goregaon. This is the first instance of Mumbai’s Mumbai
43rd Police Commissioner
Reportedly, Additional chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sudhir Bhajipale issued a proclamation against his alleged accomplices Vinay Ramnarayan Singh (46) and Riyaz Bhati (56). All three have been ordered to appear before the court in 30 days.
The order comes after an application filed by Mumbai Police’s Crime Branch investigating an August 20 extortion case registered in Goregaon in northwesto Mumbai. The FIR named Singh, dismissed assistant police inspector Sachin Vaze and civilians — Sumeet Singh, Alpesh Patel, Vinay Ramnarayan Singh aka Bablu and Riyaz Bhati — for extortion.
The complainant, restaurateur Bimal Agarwal, alleged that the accused extorted ₹11.92 lakh from him by threatening to register cases against two of his outlets – Boho Restaurant and BCB Bar. Once it took over the investigation, the crime branch arrested Vaze, Sumeet Singh and Alpesh Patel.
News Input: K.V.Raman