Maharashtra Transport Minister Anil Parab has denied the extortion allegations levelled against him by suspended police assistant inspector Sachin Vaze. He alleged that the opposition BJP had hatched a conspiracy to defame CM Uddhav Thackeray.

On Wed, Sachin Vaze wrote a letter to the NIA, alleging that Shiv Sena leader Anil Parab had reportedly asked him to extort Rs 50 crore from the Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT) as well as Rs 2 crore each from 50 contractors associated with the BMC.

  

BJP behind Sachin Vaze's letter to NIA, trying to defame CM Thackeray: Anil Parab denies extortion charge

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Maharashtra Transport Minister Anil Parab has denied the extortion allegations levelled against him by Sachin Vaze. The minister alleged that the opposition BJP had hatched a conspiracy to defame CM Uddhav Thackeray.

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Later in the evening on Wedesday, Anil Parab held a press conference to refute the claims made by Sachin Vaze in his letter.

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Anil Parab also said he is willing to be investigated and even go under a narco test over the extortion charges levelled on him. However, Anil Parab said that he will not resign as he has done nothing wrong.

He also questioned why Sachin Vaze did not complain about alleged demands made by Anil Parab before and why the former Mumbai Police Commissioner did not mention the transport minister in his letter to CM Uddhav Thackeray.