Ready to appear before CBI within 48 hours, ex-Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh on Monday told the Supreme Court that he is ready to appear before the CBI within the next 48 hours to join the ongoing probe into the extortion allegations made by him against the state’s former home minister, Anil Deshmukh.

After hearing his submission, the top court granted interim protection from arrest to Singh and directed him to join the CBI investigation at the earliest.Param Bir Singh's advocate earlier told the Supreme Court that his client has been hiding as he faces a grave threat to his life from the Mumbai Police. Param Bir Singh is very much in the country and he is not absconding, his advocate informed the Supreme Court