The National Investigation Agency or NIA on Friday arrested Mumbai police inspector Sunil Mane in reference to the restoration of an explosives-laden SUV close to industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s residence in Mumbai and the homicide of businessman Mansukh Hiran, an official mentioned.
With this, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has to date arrested three cops in Mumbai, together with suspended assistant police inspector Sachin Waze and his colleague Riyaz Kazi, in reference to these instances.
“Mane was called by the NIA for questioning on Thursday in connection with the Ambani security scare and Mansukh Hiran murder cases,” the official instructed information company Press Trust of India.
“He was arrested after his involvement came to light,” he mentioned.
“Mane will be produced in a court,” the official added.
Following his arrest, Mane was taken to a state-run hospital for medical check-up, he added.
The central company had earlier arrested two extra individuals – suspended Mumbai police constable Vinayak Shinde and cricket bookie Naresh Gor.
Sunil Mane, who was in-charge of Unit-11 (Kandivali) of the Mumbai crime department, was transferred within the wake of the Ambani safety scare case.
The NIA had recorded his assertion just a few weeks in the past, the official mentioned.
Sunil Mane had been questioned by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), however senior officers had then claimed that he was cooperating with it within the investigation.
The explosives-laden SUV was discovered close to Mukesh Ambani’s home in south Mumbai on February 25. Mansukh Hiran, a Thane-based businessman, had claimed that he was in possession of the SUV, however the car had been stolen earlier than its restoration close to Antilia, Mukesh Ambani’s multi-storey residence. Mansukh Hiran’s physique was present in a creek in Thane on March 5.
Mansukh Hiran’s spouse, Vimla, in her assertion to the Anti-Terror Squad had mentioned that whereas leaving house on March 4, her husband had instructed her that he had obtained a name from ‘Tawade’, a police officer from Kandivali and he was going to fulfill him.
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