ATS examined 11,000 IP addresses to trace the last call made to Hiran


(This story initially appeared in on Mar 25, 2021)

Maharashtra ATS examined round 11,000 IP addresses to trace the telephone quantity from which Thane resident Mansukh Hiran had acquired the last call earlier than his disappearance on March 4 and it helped investigators to conclude the involvement of arrested assistant police inspector Sachin Waze in the homicide case.

Hiran, whose explosive-laden Scorpio was discovered parked close to Mukesh Ambani’s south Mumbai residence on February 25, was identified to Waze, confirmed CCTV footage. Waze was making an attempt to persuade Hiran to give up in the case however he refused. The officers claimed that Waze feared that he would get uncovered, so he determined to kill Hiran with the assist of his affiliate.

Officials mentioned bookie Naresh Gor had procured a number of SIM playing cards in the identify of a Gujarat-based agency and most of them got to ex-police constable Vinayak Shinde on Waze’s directions. Both Shinde and Gor have been arrested

An officer mentioned, “Gor had visited the Mumbai Police headquarters where the Crime Intelligence Unit, then headed by Waze, is located. Gor handed over some SIM cards to Waze. His entry was recorded in the register maintained at the headquaters. One of these SIM cards were used to call Hiran just before his death.”

Hiran’s widow advised investigators that after receiving a call on March 4 night, Hiran advised his son to shut their Thane automobile equipment store and got here dwelling early. He advised her {that a} Kandivli policeman named ‘Tavde’ had referred to as him at Ghodbunder Road to advise him about the ongoing probe. Hiran gave his bike key to his spouse and went to meet Tavde in an auto. The subsequent day, Hiran’s physique was present in Mumbra creek. His telephone was untraceable.

Officials examined all telephone numbers utilizing information companies at that exact time close to Hiran’s residential constructing and store and located 11,000 IP addresses lively in each areas.

Officials mentioned they examined their particulars and recognized the telephone quantity from which the call was made to Hiran on March 4 night. ATS traced the firm on whose identify the SIM was procured and it led them to Gor, who admitted that he had handed over that quantity to Waze at his CIU workplace.




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