Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad addressed a press conference over the controversy that has erupted in Maharashtra with former top cop Param Bir Singh and state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh laying serious allegations on each other. A day after the Maharashtra government questioned the veracity of Param Bir Singh’s letter, EX C.P. of Mumbai Param Bir Singh has confirmed the veracity of the explosive letter, levelling extortion charges against Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. This is a huge exposé in the ongoing case. The letter by Mumbai’s former police commissioner Param Bir Singh has bren written to the Governor of Maharashtra, Chief Minister of Maharashtra and a copy of it has gone to Home Ministry.