Sources said, the police suspect that some evidence allegedly destroyed by the Aftab Poonawala was dumped in the Bhande creek.
In its primary investigation, the police also found the mobile tower location of the Aftab at creek location, sources added.
Watch video of the search operation
They added that it is also suspected that Aftab dumped some crucial evidence in Bhayandar creek. Police also suspect that Aftab may have taken help of some fishermen and could have hired a boat to dump the important evidence in the creek.
Along with the Delhi Police, the Manikpur Police officials reached the spot to search the possible evidence in the creek.
The officials are using two boats for the operation. Over a dozen police officials reached the spot on Thursday afternoon to conduct searches. Meanwhile the Delhi police has also been conducting search operation in the forest of Chattarpur in Delhi.