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Param Bir Singh seeks transfer of probes against him outside Maharashtra; SC to hear plea today

10:12 AM May 18, 2021 | ANI

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a fresh petition filed by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh seeking its directions for transfer of all the probes ordered against him outside Maharashtra.

A two-judge vacation bench of the apex court comprising Justice Vineet Saran and Justice B R Gavai will hear the fresh petition filed by the former Mumbai Police chief.

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Singh, in his petition filed before the Supreme Court on Monday, claimed that he faced a "witch-hunt" in the case, as he had accused then Home Minister Anil Deshmukh" of fixing Rs 100 crore monthly extortion target during his stint as Mumbai police commissioner.

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Singh also sought directions for a probe into the alleged criminal conspiracy to frame him in the case.

"There is a threat of multiple inquiries and investigations against me unless I withdraw the complaints against the erstwhile Home Minister," Singh said in his petition filed before the apex court.

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