Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Parambir Singh, surrounded by many allegations, has not got relief from the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has categorically refused to hear the plea of Parambir Singh, in which IPS officer Singh has sought transfer of all the investigation cases against him to an independent agency outside Maharashtra. Not only this, the Supreme Court has also reprimanded Parambir Singh and said that you yourself are in the police and you do not trust the state police only, whose houses are of glass, they do not throw stones at others.
The Supreme Court said that it is astonishing that after serving in the state for more than 30 years, former Mumbai Police Commissioner Parambir Singh is now saying that he does not trust the state police and all the ongoing investigations against him. Are demanding to get it done from an independent agency outside Maharashtra. Hearing a petition seeking to conduct the ongoing investigation against Parambir Singh by an independent agency outside Maharashtra, a vacation bench of Justices Hemant Gupta and Justice V. Ramasubramanian said, “It is a common saying that those living in a glass house One should not throw stones at others.
When the court said that it would pass an order dismissing the petition, Parambir Singh’s counsel said that he would withdraw the petition and take other judicial measures. Parambir Singh is a 1988 batch IPS officer. On March 17, he was removed from the post of Mumbai Police Commissioner and appointed as General Commander of Maharashtra State Home Guard. After this change, he leveled corruption charges against the state Home Minister and senior NCP leader Anil Deshmukh.
Senior advocate Mahesh Jethmalani, appearing for Parambir Singh, submitted that successive cases cannot be filed against the petitioner just because he is a whistleblower. He said that Parambir Singh is requesting for a direction to transfer all the ongoing investigations against him out of the state and handing over the investigation to an independent agency like CBI.
“It is a surprise for us,” the bench said. You have been a part of Maharashtra cadre and have given more than 30 years of long service. Now you are saying that you do not have faith in your own state police. it is amazing.’ In the hearing being held through video conference, Jethmalani said the Bombay High Court has ordered a CBI inquiry into Singh’s allegations against Deshmukh. He argued that the investigating officer was pressurizing Singh to withdraw the letter in which he made allegations against the former minister.
The bench said, “These two are different things. The investigation against the former minister and the investigation against you (Singh) are different things. You have been in the police force for 30 years. You should not doubt the police force. Now you cannot say that you want to get the investigation done by an agency outside the state. Jethmalani told the bench that Singh was not living in any “glass house and fake cases have been filed to implicate him”. The Bombay High Court had earlier ordered a CBI inquiry into the allegations leveled against former minister Deshmukh in PILs filed by three persons, including Parambir Singh.