Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh met former encounter specialist police officer Pradeep Sharma after the death of businessman Mansukh Hiren, whose vehicle filled with explosives was found near industrial Mukesh Ambani’s residence, according to the National Investigation Agency or NIA that investigating the case.
The investigative agency learned about the meeting during a statement from a deputy police commissioner of Mumbai Police Crime Branch, officials said. The officer told NIA that meeting specialist Pradeep Sharma and assistant police inspector Sachin Waze met with Param Bir Singh on March 5, the day Thane-based businessman Mansukh Hiran was found dead in a creek in Mumbra. The officer said he saw the two officers leave Param Bir Singh’s hut when he was to meet the latter along with the Deputy Police Commissioner and Joint Police Commissioner (Crime), after he heard the news of Mansukh Hiren’s death. had heard.
On Mansukh Hiren’s death, Parambir Singh is learned to have called the incident “unfortunate”. “It was unfortunate that Mansukh committed suicide. Under pressure, he should not have given his life,” said the deputy police commissioner’s statement to the NIA.
The NIA indictment points to Pradeep Sharma’s role in Mansukh Hiren’s death. According to the charges filed by the investigative agency, accused Santosh had called Shelar Pradeep Sharma — using a SIM card provided by a bookmaker — after Mansukh Hiren was killed and told him the “work was done.” Santosh Shelar was arrested in June in connection with the murder.
According to the NIA indictment, Parambir Singh had also paid ₹5lakh in cash to a cyber expert to screw up a report declaring that a terrorist group Jaish-Ul-Hind was behind planting explosives (gelatin sticks) near industrialist’s residence. Mukesh Ambani Sat, Antilia.
On February 25 of this year, an SUV with gelatin sticks was found on Carmichael Road, near the home of industrialist Mukesh Ambani. The car belonged to Mansukh Hiren whose body was later found in Kalwa Creek in Thane.
Sachin Waze has been named as the main conspirator in the case of the placement of the explosives and the subsequent murder of Mansukh Hiren. Waze was known for being close to Param Bir Singh and had direct access to him despite being only an assistant police inspector.