#Thread on some important milestones in the illustrious career of Mumbai Police Commissioner ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ฟ ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ต apart from the witchhunt against Arnab Goswami. All articles linked are non-Republic just to make a point. All articles, photos are in public domain. 1/n
In 2008, MCOCA court had rejected ATS plea for granting it the custody of Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, Lt Col Purohit and Ajay Rahirkar after they alleged physical torture & threat to strip and kill them by then ATS ACP ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ฟ ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ต & others. 2/n
outlookindia.com/newswire/storyโ€ฆ
In 2009, based on statement by then commissioner of police Hasan Gafoor, four ACPs - ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ฟ ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ต & 3 others - were taken to court for alleged dereliction of duty during the 26/11 terror attacks. 3/n

hindustantimes.com/mumbai/petitioโ€ฆ
Gafoor stated that these officers had disobeyed his orders & failed to perform their during the Mumbai terror attack. Petition said that the officers had refused to combat with terrorists & preferred to stay away from trouble-zones & made false reports to the control room. 4/n
In 2010, ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ฟ ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ต was held guilty by CID of framing Salil Chaturvedi, owner of Provogue lounge, in a fake drugs case. Salil Chaturvedi was acquitted by special NDPS court for lack of evidence in 2009. 5/n

mumbaimirror.indiatimes.com/mumbai/cover-sโ€ฆ
In 2012, as then Special IGP ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ฟ ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ต was seen leaving a party with Salman Khan even as the cops were "unable to trace Salman" to give summons in hit-and-run case. 6/n

m.mid-day.com/amp/articles/cโ€ฆ
Then Thane CP ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ฟ ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ต sent Rs 2 lakh to keep quiet, alleged PIL Activist in 2016. 7/n
dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-โ€ฆ
Dec 2019, just before becoming Mumbai CP, then head of ACB, ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ฟ ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ต gave clean chit to NCP's Ajit Pawar in irrigation scam. 8/n
mumbaimirror.indiatimes.com/mumbai/cover-sโ€ฆ
Former MHA civil servant alleges Rs 500 crore was set aside by a corporate house for appointment of Mumbai Police Commissioner ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ฟ ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ต. 9/n

goachronicle.com/former-mha-civโ€ฆ
June 2020, a contempt petition was filed in the Bombay High Court against Mumbai CP ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ฟ ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ต over reinstatement of 4 policemen who are facing trial for the alleged custodial death of Ghatkopar blast case suspect Khwaja Yunus. 10/n

outlookindia.com/newsscroll/khwโ€ฆ
Oct 2020, FIRs have been filed against social media accounts for voicing dissent against Mumbai Police Commissioner ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ฟ ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ต. 11/n

newindianexpress.com/cities/mumbai/โ€ฆ
Bonus: His wife was director in 2 co,s of Indiabulls. Indiabulls ex-CEO Narendra Gehlot is s/o Krishna Gehlot, HR ex-minister in Cong govt. N Gehlot is married to Cong MP Jyoti Mirdha whose sister Shweta is married to Dipinder Hooda, s/o then HR CM.T 12/n

mid-day.com/articles/savitโ€ฆ

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