Car near Mukesh Ambani's house triggers bomb scare

Abandoned car near Mukesh Ambani's house triggers bomb scare

Mukesh Ambani file photo. Credit: PTI Photo

An abandoned SUV was found near Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani's house - Antilia, on Thursday evening, causing a bomb scare.

The SUV was lying abandoned near a tree located near Antilia – and is suspected to have been parked on Wednesday night.

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, Director General of Police Hemant Nagrale, Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh are personally looking into the matter.

“A SUV car with 20 suspected gelatin sticks have been found...the matter is being investigated..we will get to the depth of it,” said Deshmukh.

“The incident has been viewed seriously. The suspect car is being examined...let’s wait for the investigations to be complete,” said Minister of State for Home Shambhuraj Desai.

Teams of Mumbai police, Crime Branch, Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad, Forensic Science Laboratory are at the spot.

The papers found in the car are also being examined.

CCTV footage of Antilia, neighbouring buildings and shops are being checked by the police.

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