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Ambani security scare: Sachin Waze's NIA custody extended till Apr 9

A Mumbai court extended the NIA custody of suspended police officer Sachin Waze till April 9 in the case of an explosives-laden SUV found near Ambani's residence and the death of businessman Hiran

Mukesh Ambani | Mumbai police | Maharashtra government

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Sachin Vaze
Sachin Vaze | File photo

A Mumbai court on Wednesday

extended the NIA custody ofsuspended officer Sachin Waze till April 9 in the case of an explosives-laden SUV found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence and the death of businessman Mansukh Hiran.

Waze was arrested by the Investigation Agency (NIA) on March 13.

He was on Wednesday produced before special NIA court judge P R Sitre, who extended his custody to the probe agency till April 9.

The NIA had sought the extension of Waze's remand for further probe into the case.

Two other accused in the case -- suspended police constable Vinayak Shinde and cricket bookie Naresh Gor -- wereremanded to 14-day judicial custody by the court.

The court also allowed the CBI to question Waze in connection with its preliminary enquiry into the allegations of corruption levelled by senior police officer Param Bir Singh against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.

A Scorpio with explosives was found near Ambani's residence in south Mumbai on February 25.

Mansukh Hiran, who was in possession of the vehicle, was found dead in the Mumbra creek in Thane on March 5.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Wed, April 07 2021. 17:25 IST