Rakesh Maria has suddenly been private from his post as a Commissioner of Mumbai Police and promoted as Director General of Home Guards with evident outcome on Tuesday.
The growth comes even as Maria was streamer a review in a Sheena Bora murder box that has done headlines for a past dual weeks.
The send orders reportedly came directly from Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis. NDTV reports, “Maria had met Mr Fadnavis on Monday dusk amid conjecture that a arch apportion was unfortunate about a courtesy a military arch was giving to a Sheena Bora case.”
Though Fadnavis had lauded a military for their efforts in a murder case, he had done transparent that he was not happy with a courtesy a box was removing from Maria. “Police have shown a lot of impasse and courtesy in a box that is in a media spotlight. It should compensate identical courtesy to other cases that do not get media focus,” Fadnavis had told a media.
Maria, had taken strident seductiveness in a Sheena Bora case, and had himself interrogated a indicted including Indrani Mukerjea and Sanjeev Khanna, that is unusual.
As NDTV forked out, Maria was also frequently holding press conferences about a box notwithstanding not carrying given any talk given he was done Mumbai Police chief.
Sources also told Focus News that his whole group has also been reassigned.
However, The Hindustan Times reported Ahmed Javed as saying, “I have had a word with a corner commissioner of military (law and order) and a group questioning a Sheena Bora murder will continue to probe. They will not be transferred.”
It should also be remarkable that Maria was scheduled to be eliminated or promoted on 30 September, 2015. His promotion came 22 days forward of schedule, indicating that it maybe had something to do with a Sheena Bora case.
While several radio reports suggested that Maria’s removal was directly associated to his impasse in a examine in a high-profile murder case, a Maharashtra Home Department held a changes were done holding into comment a law and sequence cause forward of a Ganpati festival.
“Maria has been promoted to a Director General arrange and posted as a DG of Home Guards in Mumbai in place of Ahmed Javed. Javed (who was DG, Homeguards) becomes a new CP of Mumbai,” Additional Chief Secretary (Home) KP Bakshi said.
“There was no precipitate in transferring Maria. It would have been inapt to send him on 30 September, in a center of a gratifying deteriorate as Ganapati festival, a really critical eventuality in Maharashtra would be on during that time. Therefore, we motionless to allege a graduation of Maria,” he said.
Meanwhile, former Mumbai military arch Satyapal Singh added beef to a specualtion when he told CNN-IBN, “There has to be something, because else a transfer? we have listened he was tighten to Peter Mukerjea.”
Maria, a 1981-batch IPS officer, was done Commissioner of Mumbai Police on 15 February, 2014. He will retire in Dec 2016.
He had progressing courted debate over his assembly with Lalit Modi in London. Maria had released a matter observant he had met a ex-IPL trainer on a insistence of Modi’s lawyer. The Maharashtra government, however, had given a purify letter to Maria after anticipating his reason per the meeting to be “satisfactory”.