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As the National Investigation Agency's probe into the Mukesh Ambani bomb scare continues, CCTV footage of main accused Sachin Vaze surfaced. The footage, dated March 4 at 7 pm, reportedly showed the suspended police officer going to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai. He was dressed in a shirt and trousers. The following day, i.e. March 5, Mansukh Hiran was found dead in Thane. He was the owner of the car found with explosive near Ambani's house on February 25. Watch the full video for more.
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Suspended police officer Sachin Vaze's brother commented on the high-profile case which has gripped the attention of the nation. Sudharm said that he has full faith in the National Investigation Agency - which is probing the case - and the judiciary. His comments came on the day that a special court extended Vaze's NIA custody by 4 days. The cop is accused in the Mukesh Ambani bomb scare case, and under suspicion in the death case of Mansukh Hiran, whose car - filled with explosives - was found parked near the Reliance Industries' chief's Mumbai residence. Watch the full video for more.
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CBI has booked former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh over corruption allegations. The probe agency also carried out searches at various locations in Mumbai on Saturday. Corruption charges against Deshmukh were levelled by ex-Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh. CBI had carried out preliminary enquiry on Bombay HC orders to look into the allegations. Officials said CBI got enough prima facie material during enquiry to start a formal probe. CBI has registered an FIR against Deshmukh under the Prevention of Corruption Act. After lodging case, CBI started a search operation at a number of locations in Mumbai. On March 25, Param Bir Singh filed criminal PIL seeking a CBI probe against Deshmukh. Singh claimed Deshmukh had asked cops including suspended Sachin Waze to extort money. Singh had made the revelations after he was transferred as Mumbai Police Commissioner. Deshmukh, who is an NCP leader, resigned from the State cabinet on April 5.
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Union Minister and BJP leader Prakash Javadekar lashed out at Maharashtra government over extortion allegations against Anil Deshmukh and Sachin Waze case. "It is clear that Maharashtra's Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) is actually 'Maha Vasooli Aghadi'. Its common minimum programme is 'collect money through police'," said Prakash Javadekar.
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has said that there is a political conspiracy behind arrested cop Sachin Vaze naming Anil Parab in his latest letter. ‘There have been efforts from day one to topple the Maharashtra government. The faces of those who are trying to topple the government are coming to light. A new trend has come to light wherein people who are in jail write letters. People in jail write letters and they are considered as evidence,’ Raut said. Waze had written a letter to the NIA claiming that Maharashtra ministers had asked him to illegally collect money for them. BJP leaders had cited the allegations to demand Anil Parab’s resignation. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut came forward to defend Maharashtra Minister Anil Parab over the allegation levelled by Sachin Waze, and said no Shiv Sainik can take false oath in the name of Bala Saheb Thackeray. "A new tactic has come to light wherein people who are in jail write letters. This is a political conspiracy. I know Anil Parab, he can never indulge in such work. I can assure, no Shiv Sainik can take a false oath in Bala Saheb Thackeray's name," said Raut.
In the latest development in Mansukh Hiren death case, a CCTV footage has surfaced purportedly showing Sachin Waze going to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus at 7 pm on March 05. Waze had taken a local train to Thane that day. He was brought to CSMT on April 05 for scene recreation. Officials from Pune's Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) were also present. Waze is an accused in the death case of Mansukh Hiran, the businessman who owned the explosive-laden car parked outside Mukesh Ambani's house Antilia on February 25. Body of Mansukh Hiren was found at Kalwa creek in Thane on March 05.
New revelations come to fore in the Ambani explosives case. The National Investigation Agency which has been probing the Mukesh Ambani bomb scare case, has revealed that arrested Mumbai cop Sachin Vaze's personal driver drove the explosives-laden Scorpio and parked it outside 'Antilia' on February 25. The NIA investigations have also revealed that Sachin Vaze was driving the white coloured Innova that tailed Scorpio before the latter vehicle was parked outside Mukesh Ambani's house.
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Suspended cop Sachin Vaze was taken by a National Investigation Agency team to the Mithi river bridge in Mumbai in connection with the Mukesh Ambani bomb scare case. He directed divers to various spots in the river, and the latter were able to recover a laptop, car licence plates, 2 CPUs, and 2 DVRs. Vaze has been accused of orchestrating the bomb scare outside Ambani's 'Antilia' residence, planning to eventually solve the case and restore his reputation. He is also under the scanner in the alleged murder case of Mansukh Hiran, who was in possession of the car which was parked outside Ambani's house with explosives. Watch the full video for more.
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In the latest development in the Antilia bomb scare case, National Investigation Agency (NIA) took suspended police officer Sachin Waze to the place near businessman Mukesh Ambani's residence where explosives were recovered from a car last month. NIA recreated the crime scene as part of ongoing investigation in the case. Waze made to walk to the site where the explosive laden car was found, as spotted in the CCTV footage on that night. Sachin Waze was also made to don over sized kurta and face mask. The National Investigation Agency (NIA), on March 17, had confirmed that the person, seen in a CCTV footage walking near Mukesh Ambani's residence on the night of February 25 when an explosive-laden vehicle was found, was Waze. Waze was transferred to the Citizen Facilitation Centre at the Mumbai Police Headquarters after his name came up in the death case of Mansukh Hiran, the owner of the vehicle which was found on Carmichael Raod outside Antilia on February 25. Hiran was found dead in a creek on March 05 in Thane.
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister has leveled grave charges against incumbent CM Uddhav Thackeray. Fadnavis alleged that when he was Chief Minister, there was pressure from the Shiv Sena to reinstate Sachin Vaze. He alleged that Uddhav Thackeray had called him and some Sena leaders had visited him. Fadnavis said that while he decided not to reinstate Vaze after consultation with Advocate General, Shiv Sena reinstated him in March 2020 citing shortage of policemen due to the pandemic. Fadnavis said that a probe should be conducted on those who were behind Vaze. The controversial cop had been arrested by the NIA in connection with an explosives-filled SUV found near Mukesh Ambani's home Antilia in Mumbai. The abandoned SUV was traced to one Mansukh Hiran, who had reported it stolen on February 17. Waze's role came under scrutiny after Hiran was found dead in a creek near Mumbai on March 5. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Indian business tycoon Mukesh Ambani has replaced China's Jack Ma as the richest Asian in the latest Forbes list of world's billionaires. Incidentally, India has the world's 3rd highest number of billionaires after US and China as per Forbes. However, is that good for India's economy?
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Ambani bomb scare accused Sachin Vaze was seen with investigators. The suspended cop was taken to Mahim creek as part of probe. National Investigation Agency (NIA) team was seen escorting Vaze. Sachin..
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