Shiv Sena leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut has said the controversy surrounding former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh’s allegation of corruption against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh is now over for the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in the state. He made the statement while speaking to reporters in New Delhi.
“The issue of that letter (written by Singh) is now over for the MVA government. Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has also welcomed any inquiry into this matter,” Raut said.
“Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Anil Deshmukh were of the opinion that an inquiry be set up to probe the claims made by Singh in the letter. As a retired judge would be monitoring the inquiry, there is no need for removing Deshmukh from his post,” he said adding there is no precedent for it.
It would be clear who tried to malign the image of the state, the Shiv Sena MP said.