New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) A brand new controversy has erupted that includes former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh with Mumbai Police inspector, Anup S. Dange searching for an inquiry into his connections with “dubious characters” Jitendra Navlani and Bharat Shah who’re having underworld hyperlinks.
In a letter to Maharashtra’s Additional Chief Secretary, Home, in February, Dange stated that on November 22, 2019, Jeetu Navlani threatened him when the Inspector was attempting to get the pubs closed on time in Breach Candy space.
Navlani, the proprietor of Dirty Buns Sobo membership, tried to pressurise the inspector by claiming shut hyperlinks with Param Bir Singh, who was then DG, Anti Corruption.
On the identical night time, by the way in the identical neighborhood, Yash Rajiv Mehta, grandson of movie and diamond financier Bharat Shah, assaulted a police constable. Dange registered a FIR within the matter.
After taking on as Mumbai Police Commissioner in February 2020, Singh ordered no cost sheet be filed within the Navlani case.
Dange has stated within the grievance that Singh allegedly met Navlani at a non-public flat in first flooring of Moti Mahal constructing reverse the Marine Drive police station. Navlani additionally acted as liaison for Bharat Shah. The flat is rented by Shardul Singh Bayas.
Dange stated Navlani needed his title out of the cost sheet and in addition that Dange be taught a lesson. Bayas, who claims to be Singh’s cousin, requested Dange for Rs 50 lakh to keep away from a punishment posting.
In July 2020, Dange was suspended and Bayas requested for Rs 2 crore for reinstatement. Dange, by means of his personal inquiries, discovered that Singh allegedly has deep connections with Navlani.
Dange, in his grievance, has stated that Singh and Navlani have deep-rooted connections with Wadhwa Brothers @Dewan Brothers who’ve been arrested by the ED in a cash laundering case involving underworld don Iqbal Mirchi.
Navlani additionally allegedly acts as a conduit between high-ranking law enforcement officials and businessman for underhand dealings.
Dange stated Singh hatched a conspiracy to defend Navlani, Bharat Shah, and Yash Rajiv Mehta from authorized punishment.