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Unseen for days, former police chief Param Bir Singh lands in Mumbai

The IPS officer who is facing several extortion cases in Maharashtra had told news channels on Wednesday that he was in Chandigarh

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Mumbai police | Supreme Court | Mukesh Ambani

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Former Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh. (File | PTI)
Singh has not reported to work since May this year, after his transfer from the post of Mumbai police commissioner. (File | PTI)

Former commissioner Param Bir Singh, who has been declared a proclaimed offender by a Mumbai court, reached the city on Thursday.

"I will join the investigation as directed by the court," Singh told media on arrival.

The IPS officer who is facing several extortion cases in Maharashtra had told news channels on Wednesday that he was in Chandigarh.

Singh has not reported to work since May this year, after his transfer from the post of commissioner and his subsequent allegations of corruption against then Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh.

The has now granted Singh protection from arrest.

He was transferred after 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: Thu, November 25 2021. 11:25 IST
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