The Supreme Court docket on Tuesday prolonged the interim safety from arrest granted to former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh.
A Bench led by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul mentioned “interim preparations/assurances shall proceed until additional orders” and listed the case for listening to on March 24.
Within the earlier listening to on February 22, the court docket requested the Maharashtra authorities to “utterly keep its fingers” in opposition to Mr. Singh whereas it takes a name on whether or not the felony circumstances registered in opposition to him must be transferred to the CBI.
The court docket had mentioned it discovered the state of mutual mistrust between Maharashtra and its as soon as prime cop a “messy state of affairs”, which can dent the arrogance of individuals within the police system.
Former Maharashtra Residence Minister Anil Deshmukh, whom Mr. Singh had accused of corruption in a letter solely in flip to face related fees, is already underneath arrest for offences together with cash laundering.
Mr. Singh has urged the apex court docket to switch the investigation of circumstances, together with extortion and corruption, in opposition to him to the central company.