Antilia bomb scare case: Accused bookie seeks bail, says not linked to incident


MUMBAI: Cricket bookie Naresh Gaur, an accused in the Antilia bomb scare and Mansukh Hiran murder case, on Friday moved a bail plea before a unique NIA court expressing he has no link with the crime and has been booked merely on the foundation of “surmises and conjectures”.

Gaur, an alleged cricket bookie, was arrested in March by Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad, which was investigating the case ahead of it was taken about by Countrywide Investigation Agency (NIA).

As for every the probe agency, his purpose is allegedly procuring SIM cards for primary accused Sachin Waze.

Gaur, in his bail application, claimed there is no shred of evidence to demonstrate he was component of any conspiracy, including he had no know-how of why the SIMs had been procured by Waze.

He claimed he had been manufactured a scapegoat by the agency on the behest of Waze.

His plea will be heard on Oct 13.

Meanwhile, previous police formal Pradeep Sharma, also arrested in the case and in jail presently, has moved pleas looking for transfer from Taloja jail to Thane jail and dwelling meals.

Sharma’s software has been held for hearing on Oct 6.

An explosives-laden vehicle was discovered near Antilia, the south Mumbai dwelling of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, on February 25 this year, and businessman Mansukh Hiran, who claimed the car or truck was stolen from him was discovered dead in Thane on March 5.