Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Tuesday accused former Mumbai Police Commissioner Parambir Singh of ‘extremely suspicious’ role in a case related to the recovery of a vehicle with explosive material near the house of industrialist Mukesh Ambani in Mumbai. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Anil Deshmukh said that Parambir Singh made false allegations of corruption against him in a spirit of revenge, which led to his knocking at the Bombay High Court for justice.
Anil Deshmukh said that the police department officials and some businessmen have made extortion and corruption charges against Parambir Singh, currently posted as Director General of Maharashtra Home Guard. At Nagpur airport, Deshmukh told reporters, ‘The CBI has registered a case based on the false allegations leveled against me by Parambir Singh. I have moved the High Court for justice. ‘
He said, ‘The news of corruption charges against Parambir Singh is being seen daily in newspapers and TV channels. Many things have come to the fore, which show the role of suspended officers Sachin Waje and Parambir Singh in the SUV found near the house of industrialist Mukesh Ambani with explosive material and the murder of Thane businessman Mansukh Hiran. I think the NIA will investigate Parambir Singh’s suspected role in this case. ‘
Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Parambir Singh, in a letter written to the state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, about a month and a half ago, alleged that Anil Deshmukh had given a target of recovering Rs 100 crore every month to suspended Mumbai Police officer Sachin Vajhe.
Anil Deshmukh denied the allegations. But Deshmukh had to resign from the post after the Bombay High Court ordered a CBI inquiry. He is currently facing a CBI inquiry. The entire affair started with an explosive car found outside industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s house. The controversy escalated after the name of API Sachin Vazhe of the Mumbai Police surfaced in the case.