Param Bir Singh Alleges Maha HM Anil Deshmukh Had Asked Sachin Vaze To Collect Rs 100 Crore Per MonthMaharashtra Home Minister and NCP leader Anil Deshmukh (Source: @ANI/Twitter)

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh in a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has alleged that state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh had asked controversial cop Sachin Vaze to collect Rs 100 crore.

In a letter which comes days after he was transferred to the Home Guards, Singh has alleged that Vaze was called by Deshmukh to his residence multiple times in the past and asked to assist in the "collection of funds".

Singh alleges that during one of these occasions Deshmukh in presence of his personal secretary told Vaze that he has a target to collect Rs 100 crore per month.

Deshmukh allegedly told Vaze that he can collect Rs 2 to 3 lakh per month from 1,750 bars, restaurants and other establishments in Mumbai. This Deshmukh allegedly said this will help collect Rs 40-50 crore and the rest can be collected from other sources.

Singh goes on to write that, "Vaze came to my office the same day and informed me of the above. I was shocked with the above discussion and was mulling over how to deal with the situation".

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