Maharashtra police have filed an First Information Report against former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh after a police inspector levelled corruption charges against him.
According to a senior official, the FIR has been registered at Akola in Vidarbha against Singh, DCP Parag Manere and 27 other policemen.The city Kotwali police in Akola registered the FIR against the police personnel under various sections ranging from criminal conspiracy, destruction of evidence and sections of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989.
The official said that Akola police filed a Zero FIR mode of lodging FIR in any police station irrespective of the offence committed in that area or any other area at the Kotwali police station and it has been transferred to the Thane city police. Police inspector Bhimrao Ghadge in his complaint had made a series of allegations of corruption against Singh and other officers, in the period when the former Mumbai CP was posted with the Thane police.
Meanwhile, Singh has filed a fresh petition in the Bombay High Court today against the two enquiries initiated against him by the Maharashtra government. The Bombay High Court has asked the state government to respond to the allegations levelled by Singh in the petition and posted it for hearing on May 4.