Parl panel summons Maha DGP, Mumbai Police Commissioner in Navneet Rana case

MP Navneet Rana has filed a breach of privilege complaint with the Parliamentary Privilege Committee of Lok Sabha. They have invited the Maharashtra Chief Secretary, the state Director General of Police and the Mumbai Police Commissioner to appear before them on June 15.

Sunil Singh, the BJP MP who heads the committee, will take up the matter of Navneet Rana’s breach of privilege complaint next week.

Several Maharashtrians have been summoned by the Committee following a complaint filed by Rana with the Lok Sabha Speaker.

Amravati MP had written to Parliament’s Privileges and Ethics Committee alleging that she had been illegally arrested and treated inhumanely at Khar police station.

Her side of the story was presented to the privilege committee on May 23.

On April 25, a complaint of a serious breach of privilege was given by Navneet Rana to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla who further referred it to the Privilege Committee.

Navneet appeared before the Parliamentary Privilege Committee on May 23 over her allegation of “patently illegal arrest and the consequent inhuman treatment meted out to her at Khar Police Station, Mumbai”.

The Privilege Committee summoned Maharashtra Chief Secretary Manu Kumar Srivastava, Director General of Police Rajnish Seth, Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Pandey and Superintendent of Women District Prison, Byculla (Mumbai) Yashwant Bhanudas.