A suspicious automobile was discovered parked outdoors the residence of India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani, Indian media reported on Thursday.
The automobile is alleged by police to have contained explosive materials, and had been deserted “just metres away” from the multi-storey residence, situated on Carmichael Street in Mumbai.
“A Scorpio van with some gelatin was found at some distance from Mukesh Ambani’s home in Mumbai. The Mumbai Crime Branch is investigating it. The truth will come out,” Maharashtra Residence Minister Anil Deshmukhwas quoted by NDTV as saying.
In response to police, the suspicious automobile was reported on Thursday night, after which the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad or BDDS workforce had been instantly despatched to the situation.
“They examined the vehicle and found 20 explosive gelatin sticks inside. It is not an assembled explosive device. Further investigation is going on,” police sources stated.
The sources added that CCTV footage confirmed that the automobile had been parked within the space round 1am final night time, NDTV reported.
In response to NDTV, a letter was additionally discovered within the van however its contents have but to be disclosed.
The publication reported the industrialist’s home as having a whopping 27 storeys. It’s a 400,000 sq ft constructing known as Antilia in south Mumbai’s posh Cumballa Hill space, into which his household moved in 2012.
“Designed by Chicago-based firm Perkins and Will, it reportedly has three helipads, a 168-car garage, a ballroom, nine high-speed elevators, a 50-seat theatre, terrace gardens, swimming pool, spa, healthcentre, a temple, and a snow room,” the New-Delhi primarily based publication added.