Mumbai Police Commissioner Parambir Singh removed, Hemant Nagrale appointed

Param Bir Singh has been removed as Mumbai Police Commissioner a few days after the arrest of city police officer Sachin Waze by the NIA in an investigation into the recovery of an explosive-laden SUV near the home of industrialist Mukesh Ambani.

Param Bir Singh has been removed as Mumbai Police Commissioner a few days after the arrest of city police officer Sachin Waze by the NIA in an investigation into the recovery of an explosive-laden SUV near the home of industrialist Mukesh Ambani. Hemant Nagrale has been appointed as the new Commissioner of Police of Mumbai.

Param Bir Singh has been transferred, and will now serve as Director General Home Guard.

Hemant Nagrale appointed new Police Commissioner of Mumbai

On Tuesday, Param Bir Singh met Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Sources said that Singh met Thackeray here on Tuesday night.
Waze, who was arrested on March 13 by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), was recently linked to the crime intelligence unit (CIU) of the city’s crime branch.

The NIA has so far recorded the statements of seven officers of the crime branch in connection with the case relating to the recovery of a vehicle with explosives near Ambani’s house in Mumbai last month.

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