NIA officials seized a laptop, mobile phones and some documents from Sachin Vaze's office at Mumbai Police Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) on Monday night. NIA has recorded statements of 5 CIU personnel and 2 Crime Branch personnel so far, said Mumbai Police sources.
Vaze, arrested in connection with the investigation into the recovery of explosives from a car parked near Mukesh Amb's house in Mumbai, was suspended by an order of Additional Commissioner of Police (CP) Special Branch.
Sachin Vaze, Assistant Police Inspector in the Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU), who was transferred to the Citizen Facilitation Centre at Mumbai Police Headquarters after his name came up in Mansukh Hiren death case, has been sent to NIA custody till March 25, in connection with his alleged role and involvement in placing an explosives-laden vehicle near Mukesh Ambani's house in Mumbai on February 25.
Hiren, the owner of the vehicle that was found containing explosives outside the house of Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, was found dead in a creek on March 5 in Thane.
NIA officials seized a laptop, mobile phones and some documents from Sachin Waze's office at Mumbai Police CIU last night. NIA has recorded statements of 5 CIU personnel and 2 Crime Branch personnel so far: Mumbai Police sources— ANI (@ANI) March 16, 2021