3rd NBW against ex-Mumbai police commissioner

One-liner: A magistrate court in Mumbai on Wednesday issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh in connection with an extortion case registered at Marine Drive police station.

Two other cases: This is the third NBW issued against Singh. Earlier also, courts had issued warrants against Singh in two other cases of extortion, one of them registered at Goregaon in Mumbai and another in neighbouring Thane.

Extortion case: The extortion case at the Marine Drive police station was registered against Singh and seven others based on a complaint filed by real estate developer Shyamsunder Agrawal on July 22 this year.

New NBW: On Wednesday, an additional chief metropolitan magistrate issued the NBW against Singh in connection with the case

  • The Maharashtra Criminal Investigation Department (CID), which is conducting a probe into the case, had earlier sought a non-bailable warrant against the senior IPS officer

FIR names Singh, 7 others: The FIR names Param Bir Singh and seven others, including five police officers.

  • Two of the accused police officers - inspectors Nandkumar Gopale and Asha Korke - were arrested on Monday and remanded in CID's custody for seven days on Tuesday

Source: PTI