The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday handed over the Mansukh Hiren murder investigation to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), reported ANI.

The case is linked to the bomb scare outside Mukesh Ambani’s residence. The central probe agency is already investigating the case of an explosive-laden SUV being found near Antilia last month and arrestedMumbai police officer Sachin Waze.

The death case was handed over under section 8 of the NIA Act which says that any connecting offence related to a scheduled offence already under investigation can also be taken over by the central agency.

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