Satyapal Singh was honoured with Antrik Suraksha Sewa Padak in 2008 for his extraordinary services in Naxal hit areas of Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh during the troubled phase of the 1990s.
The BJP MP said unlike the Congress and other parties like NCP and Shiv Sena, there was no “parivarwaad (dynasty)” in BJP.
The poll panel had also expressed concern over a large number of ‘senior civil servants’ jumping into electoral fray.
On May 31, the social service branch of the Mumbai police raided the flat rented by Indiabulls in Patliputra Society, and rescued two girls.
Singh had claimed earlier this week that he found the entire matter ‘fishy’ and alleged that it was a “planted” probe.
Maria could not be reached for comment despite repeated attempts.
Over the past 15 years, the area is reported to have produced the highest number of national-level shooters.
Contesting against RLD chief Ajit Singh, former Mumbai Police chief says he wants to bring development in the area.
After Satyapal Singh resigned from the post of Mumbai Police Commissioner to join the BJP, another top cop Prem Kishan Jain did the same.
The BJP’s appeal has little to do with its governments’ record on law and order.
Mumbai’s new police commissioner must resist the creeping political pressure on transfers and appointments.
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The aircraft will have a capacity of four passengers, and if required, it can be used to transport and drop people in a part of the city quickly, Pandey said.
Singh, who is tipped to contest Lok Sabha election, said there was a need to back Narendra Modi to bring about a change in the nation.
Thane police commissioner K P Raghuvanshi, ADG (prisons) Meeran Borwankar also in the race for the top Mumbai police post.