The Ambani bomb scare story took a new turn when the man linked to the stolen Scorpio which was used to plant gelatin sticks and threat letters outside Mukesh Ambani’s residence has been found dead. The body has been identified as Mansukh Hiren had kept the Scorpio which belonged to Sam Peter Newton as had not paid him the money for the interior work.
According to Thane DCP, he committed suicide by jumping into Kalwa creek. But the whole situation looked quite suspicious. Thane Police reported that at least five handkerchiefs were tied around his face when police officials fished out Mansukh Hiren’s body.
“He cannot die by suicide”, stated the members of Mansukh Hiren’s family reacting to unconfirmed reports. Talking to the media on Friday, Mansukh Hiren’s wife said, “When he left home last night, he was called by policeman Tawde to meet at Ghodbunder.”
The wife strongly stated that the probe must reach its end and she strongly believes that he would not commit suicide. She added, police used to call him every day from morning to night he was made to sit.
Neighbours stated that Mansukh Hiren used to teach children in his building how to swim, which would mean that the chance of him drowning is highly unlikely.
“Mansukh Hiren’s body was recovered from Mumbra creek. No injury marks were found on the body, post-mortem is being conducted,” Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh stated in the state Assembly on Friday.
Home minister Anil Deshmukh announced that The Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) will probe Mansukh Hiren’s death. When asked about this turn of events in the Ambani bomb scare probe, Mumbai Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh and Joint Commissioner Milind Bharambe refused to comment on Mansukh Hiren’s death.