The continuing probe into the safety scare exterior industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s home and the alleged homicide of businessman Mansukh Hiran has led the NIA to paperwork that present some funds, suspected to be bribe cash, being made to officers within the Mumbai Police and the administration, officers stated right here.
They stated the Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) is scrutinising the paperwork unearthed throughout a raid Thursday on a membership at Girgaum in South Mumbai to probe additional the function of now-suspended police officer Sachin Waze, who’s within the custody of the Nationwide Investigation Company until April 7.
One of many paperwork exhibits the title of the workplace in addition to officers by designation and there was an quantity talked about towards their names, and the identical had been tabulated month-wise, the officers stated.
The officers suspect that the quantities talked about towards workplace and officers could possibly be the bribe cash paid each month.
Earlier than sharing additional particulars, the NIA is prone to search an evidence from the club-owner and others concerning the paperwork.
The officers stated that if wanted the paperwork can be shared with Revenue Tax or CBI authorities for additional probe because the NIA is remitted to probe anti-terror circumstances solely.
They stated the membership was frequented by Waze who had even obtained Naresh Gor and co-accused Vinayak Shinde employed there. Each of them are within the NIA custody at current.
The NIA had Thursday additionally recovered paperwork pertaining to SIM playing cards procured by means of Gor for his private use. Gor is alleged to have procured the SIM playing cards from Ahmedabad in Gujarat and these had been handed over to Waze by means of Shinde, the officers stated.
One among these SIM playing cards was utilized by Waze to offer a name to Hiran, which turned out to be the final name earlier than the businessman was killed.
The physique of Hiran, who was in possession of the SUV used within the safety scare incident, was present in a creek within the Mumbra city of the neighbouring Thane district on March 5.
Hiran was allegedly killed by Waze after studies began surfacing that the case could also be handed over to the central company for probe. Preliminary investigations steered that Hiran was referred to as to a spot the place he was made unconscious with the assistance of some medicine earlier than being smothered to loss of life.
His automobile was discovered exterior Ambani’s home in Mumbai on February 25 with gelatin sticks and a risk notice.
The NIA has stated within the courtroom that Waze had taken the automobile from Hiran earlier than allegedly planting the explosives and parking it exterior Ambani’s home on February 25.
Waze was arrested on March 15 by the NIA and is at current within the custody of the company until April 7.
The Maharashtra ATS, which was initially probing the Hiran homicide case, had arrested Gor and Shinde. This case was additionally taken over by the NIA and the duo are within the custody of the company until April 10.