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Mumbai Ex-Top Cop Param Bir Singh Is In India, Not Absconding: Lawyer


Mumbai Ex-Top Cop Param Bir Singh Is In India, Not Absconding: Lawyer

Param Bir Singh faces no less than 4 instances of extortion. (File picture)

New Delhi:

Former Mumbai police chief Param Bir Singh shouldn’t be absconding and is in India, his lawyer advised the Supreme Court docket at the moment, days after the court docket refused to grant him safety from arrest and requested for his location.

Param Bir Singh “doesn’t wish to abscond and doesn’t wish to run wherever” however faces a risk to his life, his lawyer advised the Supreme Court docket.

“The second he touches the land in Maharashtra he faces a risk from the Mumbai Police,” the lawyer stated.

“There are folks like bookies and others indulged in unlawful actions who’ve filed FIRs towards him,” he added.

“If the previous police commissioner of Mumbai says that he faces a risk from the Mumbai Police then what sort of message does it ship,” questioned Justice SK Kaul.

Mr Singh faces no less than 4 instances of extortion and to this point, reviews had instructed that he might have fled the nation. 

In the final listening to on Thursday, the Supreme Court docket had questioned the place he was.

“The place are you? Are you on this nation or outdoors? In some state? The place are you? We are going to come to the remaining. First, we have to know the place you’re,” the court docket had stated.

Mr Singh’s lawyer had he argued that he can “get out of the opening” if he’s “allowed to breathe”. The judges responded sharply: “Have a look at the insecurity within the system. He was the police commissioner, however we’re not going to deal with him any in a different way. He’s in search of safety. Are you saying that he’ll come to India provided that the courts shield him?”

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