Full text of ex-Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh’s sensational letter to CM Uddhav Thackeray

Here’s the total text of ex-Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh’s sensational letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray:

The Hon’ble Chief Minister,
Maharashtra State,

Respected Sir,

Re: Untruthful statements by the Hon’ble Home Minister, Maharashtra in relation to the switch of Shri Param Bir Singh, IPS as Commandant General of Home Guards, Maharashtra State from the publish of Commissioner of Police, Mumbai.

1. With all humility at my command and as a real citizen of the Nation who has stood by his oath as a Police Officer for 32 years, I urge you to take word of the beneath talked about details and stand by the Constitutional values that information the actions of the excessive seat you occupy.

2. In deference to switch order dated seventeenth March 2021 of the Home Department, Govt. of Maharashtra, I’ve taken cost of the workplace of the Commandant General of Home Guards, Maharashtra State on the very subsequent date i.e. 18th March 2021. Prior thereto, I’ve handed over cost of the affairs of the workplace of the Commissioner of Police, Mumbai.

3. My switch was effected underneath part 22N(2) of the Maharashtra Police Act, 1951 with the explanation that my switch was necessitated by administrative exigencies. I consider that the explanation for the switch famous by the Govt. in my file is to guarantee a free and truthful investigation within the Antilia incident.

4. On twenty fifth February 2021, a case bearing no. 35/ 2021 was registered with the Gamdevi Police Station because of this of a automotive with explosives being discovered

at Altamount Road close to Antilia, the residence of Shri Mukesh Ambani. The stated case is thereafter being investigated by the ATS and the NIA. All mandatory help had been rendered by my workplace and my officers for the conduct of a free and truthful investigation by the ATS and the NIA into the Antilia incident.

5. Shri Anil Deshmukh, Hon’ble Home Minister, Maharashtra has acknowledged in an interview performed underneath the aegis of ‘Lokmat’ and extensively reported on 18th March 2021 that: (a) there have been critical lapses dedicated at my workplace, by the Mumbai Police and me within the investigation of the Antilia incident; (b) my critical lapses usually are not pardonable; and, (c) my switch will not be on administrative grounds.

6. At one of the briefing classes within the wake of the Antilia incident held in mid-March 2021 once I was referred to as late night at Varsha to temporary you, I had identified a number of misdeeds and malpractices being indulged into by the Hon’ble Home Minister. I’ve equally briefed the Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister, Maharsahtra, the President of the Nationalist Congress Party, Shri Sharad Pawar and different senior Ministers additionally in regards to the misdeeds and malpractices. On my briefings, I observed that some of the Ministers had been already privy to some features talked about by me to them.

7. In the aforesaid context, Shri Sachin Vaze who was heading the Crime Intelligence Unit of the Crime Branch of the Mumbai Police was referred to as by Shri Anil Deshmukh, Hon’ble Home Minister, Maharashtra to his official residence Dyaneshwar a number of occasions in previous few months and repeatedly instructed to help in assortment of funds for the Hon’ble Home Minister. In and round mid-February and thereafter, the Hon’ble Home Minister had referred to as Shri Vaze to his official residence. At that point, one or two employees members of the Hon’ble Home Minister together with his Personal Secretary, Mr. Palande, had been additionally current. The Hon’ble Home Minister expressed to Shri Vaze that he had a goal to accumulate Rs. 100 crores a month. For reaching the aforesaid goal, the Hon’ble Home Minsiter advised Shri Vaze that there are about 1,750 bars, eating places and different institutions in Mumbai and if a sum of Rs. 2-3 lakhs every was collected from every of them, a month-to-month assortment of Rs. 40-50 crores was achievable. The Hon’ble Home Minister added that the remainder of the gathering could possibly be made out of different sources.

8. Shri Vaze got here to my workplace the identical day and knowledgeable me of the above. I used to be shocked with the above dialogue and was mulling over how to take care of the state of affairs.

9. A couple of days later, Shri Sanjay Patil, ACP, Social Service Branch, was referred to as by the Hon’ble Home Minister at his official residence to maintain discussions in regards to the hookah parlours in Mumbai. The assembly was attended by different officers and Shri Palande, Personal Secretary to the Hon’ble Home Minister. Two days later, Shri Patil together with DCP Bhujbal had been referred to as on the official residence of the Hon’ble Home Minister for a gathering. While ACP Patil and DCP Bhujbal had been made to wait outdoors the Hon’ble Home Minister’s cabin, Mr. Palande went contained in the chamber of the Hon’ble Home Minister and after popping out took ACP Patil and DCP Bhujbal on the facet. Mr. Palande knowledgeable ACP Patil that the Hon’ble Home Minister was focusing on a set of Rs. 40-50 crores which was attainable by way of an approximate 1,750 bars, eating places and institutions working in Mumbai. I used to be knowledgeable by ACP Patil in regards to the demand to make collections for the Hon’ble Home Minister.

10.The aforesaid assembly on the official residence of the Hon’ble Home Minister with Shri Patil and Shri Bhujbal occurred on 4th March 2021 as knowledgeable to me by Shri Patil. In order to remind myself in regards to the precise dialog that I had with ACP Patil, I messaged ACP Patil on sixteenth March 2021. Shri Patil has reconfirmed the aforesaid date and particulars to me on message on sixteenth March 2021 & nineteenth March 2021 and I’m reproducing the text of my messages with ACP Patil:

Me (sixteenth March 2021, 4:59 pm): Patil what number of bars and different institutions did HM sir and Palande point out to you once you had met them in Feb . And what was whole anticipated assortment they talked about.

Me (sixteenth March 2021, 5:00 pm): Urgent please.

ACP Patil (sixteenth March 2021, 5:18 pm): 1750 bars & different institutions in Mumbai. Per institution Rs three lakhs. Total assortment Rs 50 crore per 30 days roughly as per their info.

ACP Patil (sixteenth March 2021, 5:23 pm): Mr Palande talked about earlier than DCP Bhujbal Enforcement on 4th March.

Me (sixteenth March 2021, 5:25 pm): And when did you meet HM sir earlier than that.

ACP Patil (sixteenth March 2021, 5:26 pm): Before 4 days for Hukka briefing.

Me (sixteenth March 2021, 5:27 pm): And what’s date of Waze’s assembly HM sir.

ACP Patil (sixteenth March 2021, 5:33 pm): Sir I don’t remind the precise date.

Me (sixteenth March 2021, 7:40 pm): You stated it was a couple of days earlier than your assembly?

ACP Patil (sixteenth March 2021, 8:33 pm): Yes sir, however it’s in finish of February

Me (nineteenth March 2021, 8:02 pm): Patil I would like some extra info.

Me (nineteenth March 2021, 8:02 pm): Did Waze meet you after he met HM sir.

ACP Patil (nineteenth March 2021, 8:53 pm): Yes sir, Waze met me after his assembly with HM sir.

Me (nineteenth March 2021, 9:01 pm): Did he let you know something why HM sir had referred to as him.

ACP Patil (nineteenth March 2021, 9:12 pm): The function of assembly was, he advised me that, 1750 institution in Mumbai, he ought to accumulate rs 3 lakh per institution for him additionally, which might be round 40 to 50 cr.

Me (nineteenth March 2021, 9:13 pm): Oh. This was similar as what HM sir advised you.

ACP Patil (nineteenth March 2021, 9:15 pm): On 4 th March , his PS Palande advised me the identical.

Me (nineteenth March 2021, 9:16 pm): Oh sure. You met Palande on 4th.

ACP Patil (nineteenth March 2021, 9:17 pm): Yes sir, I used to be referred to as.

11.After the assembly of Shri Vaze with the Hon’ble Home Minister, he had mentioned the directions of the Hon’ble Home Minister with Shri Patil and each of them had approached me with their predicaments.

12.The Hon’ble Home Minister has as an everyday apply been repeatedly calling my officers and giving them directions in respect of the course to be adopted by them in efficiency of their official duties. The Hon’ble Home Minister has been calling my officers at his official residence bypassing me and different superior officers of the Police Department to whom these respective Police Officers report to. The Hon’ble Home Minster has been instructing them to perform official assignments and assortment schemes together with monetary transactions as per his directions based mostly on his expectations and targets to accumulate cash. These corrupt malpractices have been introduced to my discover by my officers.

13.In the current context, I’ll add that late Shri Mohan Delkar, Member of Parliament, Dadra & Nagar Haveli was discovered lifeless at Hotel Sea Green on twenty second February 2021. The Marine Drive Police Station recorded ADR No. 5/21 in relation to the suicide. A suicide word was discovered within the course of investigation. The stated suicide word blamed senior officers of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and the difficulty inflicted by them on Shri Delkar being the trigger of suicide. An applicable investigation was being undertaken by the Marine Drive Police Department within the stated ADR.

14.However, from day one, the Hon’ble Home Minister desired a case of abetment of suicide to be registered at Mumbai. My skilled view after searching for applicable authorized recommendation was that whereas the suicide had occurred in Mumbai, all of the alleged acts of abetment had taken place in Dadra & Nagar Haveli. Thus, the abetment of suicide, if any, was required to be investigated by the Police at Dadra & Nagar Haveli who would have jurisdiction in that regard. You will recollect that in a briefing held at Varsha quickly after the incident within the presence of a Hon’ble Minister and a number of other different officers, after I drew consideration of all involved about my view, there was common settlement that the alleged acts of abetment might solely be investigated by the Police at Dadra & Nagar Haveli.

15.Dutybound to accomplish that, I held to my skilled view as suggested by authorized consultants. The Hon’ble Home Minister saved insisting in any other case regardless of having been knowledgeable by me in regards to the opinion of authorized consultants on this challenge. Due to my resistance, the Hon’ble Home Minister was sad with me because the political mileage desired to be derived from the registration of the abetment of suicide case in Mumbai within the loss of life of Shri Mohan Delkar, Member of Parliament towards senior officers of Dadra & Nagar Haveli was not being achieved.

16.Despite being absolutely conscious of the opinion of the authorized consultants, the overall opinion and the explanations behind it, the Hon’ble Home Minister introduced the organising of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) and registration of an FIR into the alleged case of abetment of suicide of late Shri Mohan Delkar, Member of Parliament, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, on the ground of the Maharashtra Assembly on ninth March 2021.

17.It has been my expertise over the last a couple of 12 months as Commissioner of Police, Mumbai that the Hon’ble Home Minister has on quite a few events referred to as a number of officers from the Mumbai Police to his official residence at Dyaneshwar for giving directions to undertake a particular course of motion in police investigations. These acts of political interference are unlawful & unconstitutional and Courts in our nation together with the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India have up to now come down closely on such acts of interference in police investigations. In the occasion of my expressing reservations towards the interference from the Hon’ble Home Minister and resistance from me in that regard, the Hon’ble Home Minister has discovered my reservations and resistance undesirable.

18.I’ll humbly submit that I take full accountability of my police drive. However, the cases of interference make it clear that the accountability of wrongdoings might lie some place else on the door of the wrongdoers.

19.On a collective appraisal of occasions which have transpired and what’s being identified by me makes it clear that I’ve been made a scapegoat to divert consideration from the precise wrongdoers.

20.It will not be out of place to point out that there isn’t a iota of materials or proof removed from proof discovered towards me and even imputed towards me. Except for conjectures, surmises and pure hypothesis, no element of any type towards me has been observed by anyone. The name information and telephone knowledge of Shri Sachin Vaze be examined to confirm the reality of the allegations qua me and for the reality to emerge insofar as his affiliation with political functionaries is worried.

21.In these circumstances, the assertions of the Hon’ble Home Minister to the impact that my switch will not be for administrative or routine causes, I’ve performed critical lapses and the intense lapses within the investigation dedicated by me are unpardonable are all statements opposite to the file and appear to be for extraneous and vindictive causes.

22.As a civil servant serving the Nation & the State for greater than 32 years, the folks of Mumbai and the Department of Police, I’ve been recipient of prestigious awards like Khadtar Seva Medal Naxalite Area, DGP’s Insignia 2004, Special Service Medal 2006 and Police Medal for Meritorious Services.

23.I’ve humbly apprised you of the true image so as to place earlier than you for consideration and corrective motion, being absolutely cognizant to the retaliation that’s doubtless towards me for putting the true image on file.

Sincerely yours,

Param Bir Singh I.P.S. Commandant General of Home Guards, Maharashtra State

Copy submitted to:

1. The Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister Government of Maharashtra Mumbai

2. The Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department Government of Maharashtra Mumbai

3. The Principal Secretary to the Hon’ble Governor State of Maharashtra Mumbai


Responding to the grave allegations levelled against him by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has termed them to be “false” and an try by the top cop to save himself.

“Param Bir Singh has made these false allegations to save himself as well as to protect himself from further legal actions,” Anil Deshmukh stated in a tweet.

In one other tweet, Anil Deshmukh stated, involvement of Sachin Vaje within the Antilia bomb scare case and the Mansukh Hiren homicide case is “becoming clear”.

“Its threads are likely to reach the then Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh. The investigation is underway,” Anil Deshmukh wrote.

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