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Param Bir Singh says he's in Chandigarh, would visit Mumbai soon

Singh has been declared a 'proclaimed offender' by a court

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Former Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh. (File | PTI)
Former Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh (File | PTI)

Former police commissioner Param Bir Singh, who has been declared a "proclaimed offender" by a court here, on Wednesday said he was in and would visit soon.

The officer who is facing several extortion cases in Maharashtra told news channels that he was in Asked by reporters if he would surrender (before the police or court), Singh said he had yet to decide his next course of action. The officer on Wednesday evening also appeared on Telegram, but later deleted his account from the social messaging app.

Singh has not reported to work since May this year, after his transfer from the post of police commissioner and his subsequent allegations of corruption against then Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh. The Supreme Court has now granted Singh protection from arrest.

He was transferred after Mumbai police officer Sachin Waze was arrested in the case of an SUV with explosives found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's house, 'Antilia' and the subsequent suspicious death of businessman Mansukh Hiran.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Wed, November 24 2021. 21:11 IST
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