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Thane CDR scam: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui summoned by cops

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The today said that they had summoned Nawazuddin Siddiqui, his wife and a in connection with investigations into the Call Detail Record (CDR) scam that was unearthed here in January.

of Police (Crime) Abhishek Trimukhi told mediapersons that the three had been called after some of the arrested accused had told police that an had obtained CDRs of the actor's wife from private detectives.

"Three arrested accused, Prasad Palekar, Ajinkya Nagargoje and informed the police that an had obtained the CDRs of Nawazuddin Siddiqui's wife from private detectives. Hence to verify the same, we have summoned them," Trimukhi said.

The CDR racket was unearthed on January 24 when police, acting on a tip off, nabbed four private detectives from Kalwa in the district.

The four, whom the police identified as Makesh Pandian (42), (49), Jigar Makwana (35) and Samresh Jha (32) alias Pratik Mohpal, had at the time revealed the name of who too was subsequently arrested.

Since then, Trimukhi said, 11 persons had been arrested in the scam which involved the illegal procurement and sale of CDRs of private individuals.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 20:50 IST