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Explosives case: Mumbai cop Sachin Waze dismissed from police service

Suspended Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Waze was arrested by NIA in the case of an explosives-laden SUV found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's house and the murder of businessman Mansukh Hiran

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Indian Police Service | Mumbai police

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Police officer Sachin Vaze being taken to a court by National Investigation Agency (NIA), in Mumbai (File Photo: PTI)
Police officer Sachin Vaze being taken to a court by National Investigation Agency (NIA), in Mumbai (File Photo: PTI)

Suspended Assistant Police

Inspector Sachin Waze, arrested by the NIA in the case of an explosives-laden SUV found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's house and the murder of businessman Mansukh Hiran, was on Tuesday dismissed from police service, an official said.

The order terminating Waze's service was issued by Commissioner Hemant Nagrale, said a spokesperson of the city police.

A 1990-batch officer of the Maharashtra cadre, Waze, also known as an "encounter cop", was earlier suspended after his arrest by the Investigation Agency (NIA) in the SUV-cum-murder case on March 13.

"API Sachin Hindurao Waze has been dismissed from police service. Order has been issued today under Provision of 311(2)(B) Constitution of India by Commissioner of Police, Greater Mumbai," a top official said.

Waze was reinstated in the in June 2020 after being suspended for 16 years in a case related to alleged custodial death of a bomb blast accused.

Post-reinstatement, he was heading the Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) of the crime branch and handling high profile cases, including the fake TRP case, fake social media followers case, the DC car finance scam and the Ambani security scare case.

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First Published: Tue, May 11 2021. 19:47 IST
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