NEW DELHI: The CBI is learnt to have questioned a Mumbai police ACP who was cited as a possible witness by former police commissioner Param Bir Singh in his criticism alleging a Rs 100 crore extortion bid by former Maharashtra house minister Anil Deshmukh, stories Rajshekhar Jha.
Singh has talked about chats with ACP Sanjay Patil who purportedly particulars the variety of bars in Mumbai and the cash to be extorted from them per 30 days. Patil is a key determine in all the saga and rather a lot is dependent upon the result of his questioning, sources stated.
Within 72 hours of registering a criticism in reference to the Bombay HC order to probe the corruption-related allegations levelled by Singh, CBI is learnt to have questioned and recorded the statements of at the very least 4 folks until Thursday.
As first reported by TOI, the company first recorded Singh’s assertion on Wednesday. The company additionally questioned him on Thursday. The CBI additionally recorded the assertion of Patil whom Singh had talked about in his criticism and cited interactions with. The different two are API Sachin Waze and complainant Jaishri Patil. Singh and Waze are learnt to have stood by their earlier statements. The former reiterated and additional detailed what he stated in his criticism and the “encounter cop” is learnt to have stood by his assertion to the NIA.