Ghatkopar jeweller murder: Actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee's phone sent to forensics

Updated: Dec 17, 2018, 21:24 IST | Suraj Ojha | Mumbai

Mumbai Police produces alleged mastermind Sachin Pawar before Vikhroli Metropolitan Magistrate court; Pawar remanded to police custody till December 18

Devoleena Bhattacharjee
Devoleena Bhattacharjee

The Mumbai police on Friday sent television actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee's mobile phone to the forensic lab for analysis in connection with Ghatkopar jeweller Rajeshwar Udani's murder case. The police are trying to retrieve to ascertain if she had deleted messages or pictures from her mobile phone.

On Friday, the Mumbai Police produced alleged mastermind Sachin Pawar before Vikhroli Metropolitan Magistrate court where the court remanded him to police custody till December 18, 2018.

An officer said that after the murder, Sachin Pawal allegedly gave Rs 20,000 to Nikhit alias Zara Khan and asked her to keep her mouth shut about the incident. He also provided her new SIM card and a new handset for further communication. The police have seized her mobile phone and have sent it to a forensic lab for analysis.

Ghatkopar Murder: Seven Accused Blame Each Other In Jeweller Case

According to sources from Pant Nagar Police Station, Siyasti Khan alias Dolly - a 38-year-old beautician - said that main accused Sachin Pawar, a former aide to BJP minister Prakash Mehta allegedly knew about the planning and he had assured her to pay Rs 40,000. Dolly said Sachin Pawar is her 'rakhi brother' and she did whatever he had asked her to, without knowing that she was becoming a participant in a murder.

Police have also recovered the bike which was used for escorting I-10 from Mumbai to Airoli Toll Naka. The police have learnt that However, they have still not reached at a proper conclusion for reason Udani was killed. The police have so far arrested seven accused including two women in the murder case of the Ghatkopar jeweller.

Advocate Samadhan Sulane told in court that police have arrested all accused and they have recovered all evidence.

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