MUMBAI: NIA seized a printer from arrested constable Vinayak Shinde’s flat in Kalwa, which it said was used to print a threat letter recovered from the explosive-laden Scorpio parked near industrialist
The letter, to Mukesh and his wife Nita, was written in broken English. In the letter, the scare was called a trailer and warned that explosives would be in assembled form next time. Shinde, a convicted cop on parole for his role in Lakhan Bhaiya encounter case of 2007, had been arrested along with bookie Naresh Gor. An NIA team on Monday visited a five-star hotel in South
CCTV footage showed Vaze walking in with two bags, which officials believe contained cash.
State anti-terrorism squad on Monday brought a businessman from Kutch, Gujarat, who allegedly supplied 14 SIM cards to Gor, arrested in the Thane businessman Mansukh Hiran murder case. The businessman had procured the cards stating that he wanted to use it for his trading business but he handed over the SIM cards to Gor, who gave the cards to Shinde, arrested in the murder case. “Earlier too, the businessman supplied five SIM cards to Gor, who wanted to use it for gambling. We are recording his statement,” said an ATS officer.
A day after NIA arrested Vaze on March 14, officials searched CIU’s office at the new building at Police headquarters at Crawford Market. Officials took away the CPU, his iPad, and three bags of documents. The register reportedly has code names against which amounts are mentioned. The register seizure assumes significance as former police commissioner Param Bir Singh on Saturday wrote to chief minister Uddhav Thackeray alleging