Ambani bomb scare: NIA arrests Mumbai police officer Sachin Vaze
Mumbai police officer Sachin Vaze arrested after hours NIA interrogation
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested late Saturday night after a 12-hour interrogation of controversial police officer Sachin Vaze in the death of Mansukh Hiren, the alleged owner of a car found outside of the industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s house Antilia, This action has been taken against Mumbai Police officer Sachin Vaze on the charge of setting up an explosive-laden Scorpio plant outside Mukesh Ambani’s home in Antilia. It is believed that Mumbai Police officer Sachin Vaze will be produced in the NIA court today and will seek custody. Earlier, Sachin Vaze had filed an anticipatory bail plea in Thane court on Friday after the names surfaced. On Saturday, the court refused to grant interim bail to Sachin Vaze
A top official said on condition of anonymity that Sachin Vaze had confessed to being part of the explosive-laden Scorpio group on Carmichael Road (near Antilia) on 25 February. ANI also stated that Vaze has been arrested under sections 286, 465, 473, 506 (2), 120B of the IPC, and section 4 (a) (b) (I) of the Explosive Substances Act 1908. They or sections have been charged on February 25 for being involved in planting a car full of explosives outside Mukesh Ambani’s house.
What did the court say:-The court say that there was prima facie evidence and material against him. There is a need to interrogate him by taking custody. Along with this, the court also ordered the investigating officer to appear during the next hearing. During this time, the court had also made it clear that if the investigating agency wishes, Sachin can arrest Vaze. The next hearing of the case will now be held on 19 March. Please tell that Hiren’s wife has accused Vaje of being involved in her husband’s death. Vaze was removed from the Mumbai Crime Branch on Wednesday.
Vaje appeared before NIA:- Police officer Sachin Vaze appeared before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in South Mumbai on Saturday and recorded his statement in the case of SUV vehicles loaded with explosives outside the home of industrialist Mukesh Ambani last month. An official gave this information. Assistant Police Inspector arrived at the agency office at Kumbala Hill at around 11:30 AM. The police officer said that the investigating agency wanted information from Vaze in connection with the case, so he came to the NIA office. After interrogating him for 12 hours, the NIA arrested him.
Police reached Tihar to interrogate Tehsin Akhtar:-A team of Special Cell of Delhi Police arrived in Tihar Jail on Saturday to interrogate Tehseen Akhtar regarding getting a mobile phone in his barrack. Akhtar was arrested in 2014 for leading the banned terrorist group Indian Mujahideen. Police suspect that the mobile phone was used to create a telegram channel. The channel was then used by a group called Jaish-ul-Hind to take responsibility for erecting a gelatin-laden SUV from outside the ‘Antilia’ home of industrialist Mukesh Ambani in south Mumbai on 25 February. The Delhi government has sought a report from the Director-General of Prisons regarding receiving mobile phones from Tihar Jail.
Sam Peter Newton had a car:- According to the team investigating the case of Mansukh’s death, the car found outside Ambani’s house was not of Mansukh Hiren but Sam Peter Newton. Mansukh Hiren also said in a statement given to the Crime Branch before his death that he has been acquainted with Newton since 2016. Newton had some accessories in his car from Mansukh Hiren, whose bill was made of 2 lakh 80 thousand. Newton did not pay the money and in return gave his 13-year-old car to Mansukh.
Who is Sachin Vaze? :- Vaze, 49, hails from Kolhapur, Maharashtra, and was admitted to the Maharashtra Police in 1990 as a sub-inspector. He was first posted in Naxalite-affected Gadchiroli and then posted in Thane. After joining the Mumbai Police, he became famous as an encounter specialist. Vaze took part in the encounters of several gangsters from the underworld. as per the source, He is killed more than 5 dozen criminals in these encounters. and It is said that he has good knowledge of technology and he also solved many cybercrime and criminal cases.
This is the whole issue:- On February 25, a Scorpio SUV car with explosives and threatening letters was found near the residence of industrialist Mukesh Ambani in south Mumbai. Hiren claimed the car belonged to him but it was stolen a week before the incident. The matter came to light when Hiren was found dead on March 5 on a riverbank in Thane. Hiren’s wife claimed that her husband had given the SUV to Vaje in November last year and returned the car in the first week of February. However, Sachin Vaze has denied this।