A MUMBAI court order, declaring former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh as ‘absconding’ has been pasted outside his flat located in Juhu on Tuesday. The order said that a complaint has been made before the court under various sections of the Indian Penal Code related to extortion and criminal conspiracy and the court is satisfied that the accused i.e., Singh has absconded or concealing himself to avoid the service of the warrant. “Singh is required to appear before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Esplanade, Mumbai or investigating officer to answer the said complaint within 30 days,” reads the order issued by the court.
Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Singh on Monday told the Supreme Court that he is very much in the country and he is not absconding, the top court granted him interim protection from arrest and directed him to join the investigation. Mah’s plea on summons to CS, DGP ‘surrogate’, real actor Deshmukh, CBI tells HC: CBI on Tuesday told the Bombay High Court that the Maharashtra Government’s plea seeking quashing of summons issued by the Central agency to State Chief Secretary Sitaram Kunte and DGP Sanjay Pandey was a surrogate one. The “real actor” behind the petition was Anil Deshmukh, who is currently being probed by the CBI for alleged corruption and extortion, the agency’s counsel, Additional Solicitor General Aman Lekhi told the court.