Mumbai: The Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad (ATS), which is investigating bomb scare case exterior Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani’s Antilia residence in addition to Thane-based businessmen Mansukh Hiren’s homicide case, has seized a Volvo automotive from Daman. The automobile is believed to be of a enterprise associate of tainted cop Sachin Vaze.
The ATS, which carried out searches at three places in Thane on Monday to seek out out clues associated to Hiren’s homicide case, raided a manufacturing unit from the place they discovered many evidences.
The ATS is looking for out the automobile’s actual proprietor and the way he’s associated to suspended police officer Sachin Vaze.
The automobile has been dropped at the ATS workplace in Thane and the specialists are inspecting the automobile. The forensic division officers may also be helping in inspecting of the seized automobile.
Hiren, the purported proprietor of the automotive which contained gelatin sticks and was discovered exterior Ambani’s residence in Mumbai final month. Hiren’s lifeless physique was fished out from a creek in neighbouring Thane district on the morning of March 5, hours after he went “lacking”.
This comes amid the rising clamour for Maharashtra Residence Minister Anil Deshmukh’s resignation following extortion prices levelled towards him by former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh.
The previous Mumbai prime cop moved the Supreme Court docket on Monday, looking for a looking for an “neutral and honest investigation” by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into Deshmukh’s “varied corrupt malpractices”.
In his petition earlier than the apex court docket, he additionally challenged his switch to the Residence Guards stating this was achieved in an “arbitrary and unlawful” method with out the completion of the minimal fastened tenure of two years in violation of Articles 14 and 21 of the Structure of India.
Singh was transferred final week from the Mumbai Police Commissioner’s submit within the midst of a probe by the Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) into the restoration of an explosives-laden SUV close to Ambani’s residence.