Home / News / India /  Mukesh Ambani security scare case: NIA arrests Sachin Waze

Mumbai: National Investigating Agency (NIA) has arrested Maharashtra Assistant Police Inspector (API) Sachin Waze, in connection with the investigation into the recovery of explosives from a car parked near Mukesh Ambani's house in Mumbai. He was arrested late at night on Saturday after being questioned for 12 hours.

NIA will present Mumbai police officer Sachin Waze before court today, demanding his custody.

Waze was summoned to the agency's Mumbai office at Cumballa Hill in south Mumbai around 11.30 am to record his statement.

"Sachin Waze API Mumbai Police Crime Branch has been arrested for his role and involvement in Placing an explosives-laden vehicle near Carmichael Road (near Mukesh Ambani's house) on 25th February 2021," news agency ANI reports quoting an official statement of NIA.

He was arrested under section 286, 465, 473, 506(2), 120 B of IPC, and 4(a)(b)(I)Explosive Substances Act 1908.

The case was handed over to the NIA after the mysterious death of a Thane-based businessman Mansukh Hiran, who had claimed that the vehicle had been stolen a week earlier. His body was found in a creek at Thane on March 5.

Sachin Waze is also being probed for the mysterious death of businessman Mansukh Hiran. This case is being probed by the Anti-Terror Squad of the Maharashtra Police.

On February 25, a Scorpio was found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's house in south Mumbai with explosives and a threat letter inside.

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