Mumbai: An abandoned vehicle was found at Carmichael Road near billionaire Mukesh Ambani's residence Antilia today. Soon after, the authorities were alerted about the car and all the roads leading to the location were cordoned off by the police.
A team of police and the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) reached the spot and examined the suspicious vehicle. After checking, the car was towed away by the traffic police.
During the search, around 20 Gelatin sticks were found. According to Mumbai Police PRO, it was not an assembled explosive device. "The investigation has been transferred to the crime branch and further probe is on," the official added.
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said that the Mumbai Crime Branch shall be looking into the matter and truth will be revealed soon in the case.
Minister of State for Home, Shambhuraj Desai, told mediapersons that he has instructed the top police officers to probe the matter thoroughly and ensure that the culprits are brought to book.
He added that if required, the government would enhance the security at the building and also around the Ambani family.