Mumbai: Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria, who had been leading investigations on Sheena murder case, has been shunted and posted as Director General (DG) Home Guards and DG Civil Defence.
Ahmed Javed has replaced Maria as Commissioner of Police in Mumbai.Javed was heading the state home guards till his appointment as Commissioner of Police, Mumbai.
Maria was due for a promotion after 20 days.His swap posting is being linked to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devenedra Fadnavis’ obvious discomfort due tto the extra attention that the Sheena Bora case was receiving due to Maria’s long weeks of untiring investigation in that case.
Speculation was also mounting as Maria’s photographs with the controversial Lalit Modi had surfaced few days ago and thee Mumbai top cop owed an explanation to the Maharashtra government.
Ahmed Javed has made his position clear on the high-profile Sheena Bora murder case and said that investigations will be monitored in the right professional way and efforts will be made to collect evidence and put up the complete case for trial.