Mansukh Hiren was found dead in a creek near Thane just a week after a Scorpio with explosives inside was found parked near Mukesh Ambani's high-rise residence, Antilia.
The Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad has arrested two persons in connection with Mansukh Hiren death case, according to news agency ANI. The arrested persons are suspended Mumbai Police constable Vinayak Shinde and Naresh Dhare, a bookie. Hiren was found dead in a creek near Thane just a week after a Scorpio with explosives inside was found parked near Mukesh Ambani’s high-rise residence, Antilia.
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The SUV belonged to Hiren, who claimed that the vehicle was stolen days before it was found near Ambani’s house. The explosive case is being investigated by the NIA while the Hiren death case is being probed the Mumbai ATS. However, the Union Home Ministry has ordered the NIA to takeover the Hiren death case from the Maharashtra ATS.
The NIA has arrested suspended assistant police inspector Sachin Vaze, who was in touch with Mansukh Hiren for some time. Hiren’s wife claims that Vaze was using the vehicle that was found near Antilia. She also suspects the role of Vaze in “killing” of Mansukh Hiren. The NIA has arrested Sachin Vaze and confronting him with evidence gathered so far.