On the directions of the Supreme Court, the Special Crime unit of the central agency registered the cases late Tuesday evening.
Senior advocate Darius Khambata, representing the Maharashtra government, vehemently argued that cases should not be transferred to the CBI, as it will be very demoralising for the state police.
Besides Param Bir Singh, dismissed police officer Sachin Waze, Sumit Singh and Alpesh Patel have been named as accused in the charge sheet.
Among other things, the report had recommended action against Singh for defying the All India Civil Service Rules, even as he became "untraceable" for nearly six months and resurfaced a week ago (last Thursday) in Mumbai.
The IPS officer, who is facing several extortion cases in Maharashtra, had told news channels on Wednesday that he was in Chandigarh.
The bench said the stands of the CBI and the state government are also not known as the writ petition stands decided on a threshold point of sending it to the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT).
On November 18, the Supreme Court asked Singh's counsel to disclose which part of the world or the country he is in, and without these details, the court would not entertain his plea seeking protection.
The CID is also probing a case under Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against Agrawal, registered by Juhu Police Station, alleging links with the absconder mafia operative Chhota Shakeel.
Complainant Ketan Tanna had alleged that when Singh was Thane police commissioner between January 2018 to February 2019, the accused extorted Rs 1.25 crore from him by summoning him to the office of the Anti-Extortion Cell and threatening to frame him up in serious criminal cases.
Singh has been booked in multiple cases of extortion. He is also facing a case under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act registered in April this year on a complaint lodged by a police inspector.
The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh's plea challenging two probes launched against him by the Maharashtra government.
The Supreme Court on Friday expressed shock and declined to entertain a plea by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh seeking transfer of all inquiries against him outside Maharashtra and also for transferring of all investigations from state police to an independent agency.
Param Bir Singh alleged that the inquiry officer of the state government is threatening him with false cases unless he withdraws the complaint against Deshmukh.
Mumbai: Senior IPS officer Param Bir Singh has been appointed the new Commissioner of Police for Mumbai, an official communique said here on Saturday. He will take over from incumbent Sanjay Barve, whose second extended tenure expired on Saturday. Singh, an Indian Police Service officer of the 1988 batch, is presently Maharashtra’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) […]
Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday questioned arrested Mumbai Police officer Sachin Vaze, former city Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh and two others in connection with the…