Mumbai: An SUV vehicle with some explosive material (gelatine sticks) inside it was found parked outside Antilia, the residence of India’s richest person Mukesh Ambani on Thursday, Mumbai Police said.
“A suspicious vehicle was found on Carmichael Road this evening under limits of Gamdevi Police Station. Police was alerted. Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) team and other police teams reached the spot immediately, examined the vehicle, and found some explosive material gelatin inside. It is not an assembled explosive device. Further investigation is going on,” Mumbai Police spokesperson DCP Chaitanya S informed.
The Mahindra Scorpio had a registration number similar to that of a vehicle in the security detail of the Ambanis, Mumbai Joint Commissioner of Police V N Patil said.
A letter has also been recovered from the vehicle, Hindustan Times reported.
The investigation has been handed over to the crime branch, said Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.