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Owner of explosives-laden car parked outside Mukesh Ambani’s house found dead

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The Thane Police has revealed that the owner of the explosives-laden car found outside Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani’s house in Mumbai has been found dead. The police said that the man’s body was found from Kalwa creek in Thane.

As per the preliminary investigation, the deceased, Mansukh Hiren, committed suicide and the police believe he jumped into the creek.

Mumbai Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh and Joint Commissioner Milind Bharambe refused to comment on Mansukh Hiren’s death.

“Mansukh Hiren died by suicide and that is confirmed. We will update later,” the top officials told reporters outside the Commissioner’s office in Mumbai on Friday.

Car with explosives found outside Mukesh Ambani’s house

Notably, the bomb disposal squad had found 20 gelatin sticks that are used in explosives from the SUV parked outside Mukesh Ambani’s 27-storey home, Antilia, on February 25. A letter addressed to the Ambani family was also found from the vehicle.

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Investigators were able to track the registered owner of the Scorpio vehicle, Mansukh Hiren. In his statement to the Mumbai Police, Mansukh Hiren had claimed that his car had not been in use for over a year and that he recently drove the vehicle because he wanted to sell it.

Mansukh Hiren had said to police officials that his car broke down and he decided to park it on the Mulund-Airoli Link Road on February 16. When he returned to the spot the next day, the vehicle had been stolen.

According to the police, Mansukh Hiren had even filed a complaint about his stolen Scorpio with the Vikhroli police.

 

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