Aurangabad man claims number plate recovered by NIA belongs to his vehicle


A resident of Aurangabad in Maharashtra has claimed one of many number plates recovered by the NIA from the Mithi river in Mumbai belonged to his van which was stolen final yr, a police official stated on Tuesday. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is probing the instances of the restoration of an explosives-laden SUV discovered exterior the south Mumbai residence of industrialist Mukesh Ambani final month and subsequent homicide of businessman Mansukh Hiran, the purported proprietor of that vehicle.

The probe company on Sunday took suspended Mumbai Police officer Sachin Waze to the Mithi river right here and recovered two digital video recorders (DVRs), two CPUs, a laptop computer, two laborious disks, two number plates and a printer with the assistance of divers.

Vijay Nade, an Aurangabad resident who works as clerk with the social justice division in Jalna, approached the City Chowk police station in Aurangabad on Monday after he began getting calls from journalists in regards to the number plate of his vehicle, the police official stated.

One of the number plates, which was dumped into the river, belonged to Nade’s vehicle, he stated.

His vehicle was stolen from Aurangabad in November final yr and he had lodged a case of theft on the City Chowk police station there, the official stated.

“There is an FIR of vehicle theft on November 17 last year. So far, there is no communication from the probe agency (NIA), but we will provide all assistance to them in the case,” Aurangabad City Chowk police station’s senior inspector Sambhaji Powar stated.

Nade instructed on Tuesday he had lodged a criticism of van theft and has CCTV footage of that incident.

“I had submitted all the documents and related evidence to police, but they were not able to trace the vehicle. Suddenly, on Monday, I got information from journalists about the number plate of my vehicle recovered from the Mithi river,” he stated.

It is suspected that Assistant Police Inspector Riyazuddin Kaazi had instructed the NIA throughout his interrogation that these evidences had been thrown into the Mithi river.

Kaazi, who’s shut to Waze, was questioned by the NIA a number of instances in current previous.

It was Kaazi who allegedly took away the DVR from Waze’s housing society on the latter’s directions.

The physique of Hiran, a resident of Thane, was present in Mumbra creek on March 5.




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