Mumbai’s Esplanade Court docket on Saturday prolonged the police custody of brushed aside assistant police inspector Sachin Waze until November 15 in reference to an extortion case registered in opposition to him at suburban Goregaon police station.
The Mumbai police’s crime department had taken Waze’s custody on November 1 within the case, in line with the criticism lodged by means of builder-cum-hotelier Bimal Agrawal, during which former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh may be an accused. Waze was once produced earlier than a Justice of the Peace courtroom on Saturday on the finish of his previous remand. The police sought an extension of his custody for additional probe, which was once allowed by means of the courtroom until November 15.
The brushed aside policeman was once in judicial custody after his arrest in March by means of the Nationwide Investigating Company (NIA) within the Antilia bomb scare and Mansukh Hiran homicide case. The complainant Agarwal had alleged that the accused had extorted ₹9 lakh from him for now not carrying out a raid on two bars and eating places, which he ran in partnership, and likewise pressured him to shop for two smartphones price round ₹2.92 lakh for them.
The incident passed off between January 2020 and March 2021, police had previous mentioned. Accordingly, the case was once filed beneath sections 384 and 385 (each relating extortion) 34 (not unusual goal) of the IPC in opposition to six accused and a probe within the case is on, they’d mentioned.
With PTI inputs
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