Mumbai, 31 March 2021: New revelations are being made every day in the case of an explosive-laden Scorpio vehicle found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s house. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) engaged in the investigation of the case has now said that on 25 February, a vehicle loaded with gelatin sticks was parked outside Mukesh Ambani’s house by the personal driver of the arrested Mumbai police Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Vaze. The NIA also stated that Vaze was driving an Innova vehicle behind the Scorpio.
According to reports, the Scorpio story began on 17 February when its owner Mansukh Hiran parked the car on the Mulund-Airoli road, claiming that the car had a technical fault.
According to the Times of India news, Hiran went to the Mumbai police headquarters on the same day and gave it to Vaze. The next day Vaze’s driver took the car from there and drove it to Thane. The driver then parked the vehicle at Saket Housing Society, where Vaze lived.
On February 19, the driver took the vehicle to the Mumbai Police headquarters at Crawford Market and parked it there. The car kept standing there, and then on 21 February, the driver took it again to the Vaze’s society, where the car remained parked till the night of 25 February. The driver took the car from here to South Mumbai and parked it near Ambani’s house Antilia.
According to an official, Vaze was driving an Innova behind the Scorpio. After leaving the car near Antilia, the driver also boarded the Innova, and both left. This Innova was briefly seen near Antilia with the second number plate. After this, Vaze, wearing a kurta-pajama, went to the Scorpio and kept a threatening letter there.
The NIA is investigating both the cases of an explosive-laden car parked outside Antilia and then the death of the alleged owner of the vehicle Mansukh Hiran in suspicious condition.