Balochistan arrest: Kulbhushan Jadhav’s father, uncle worked with Mumbai police

Expressing shock at his arrest, sources identified Jadhav as the son of Sudhir Jadhav, who retired as an Assistant Commissioner of Police in Mumbai around eight years ago.

Written by Rashmi Rajput | Mumbai | Updated: April 12, 2017 10:54 am
Balochistan, Balochistan RAW agent, Pakistan raw agent arrest, pakistan india spy arrest, mea raw officer arrest, pakistan india officer arrest, pakistan india news, india news A TV grab of Kulbhushan Jadhav and his passport. PTI

KULBHUSHAN JADHAV, who was arrested in Balochistan and described as an “Indian spy” by Pakistan, became a businessman after taking premature retirement from the Navy and often travelled across the world, according to sources close to his Mumbai-based family.

Expressing shock at his arrest, sources identified Jadhav as the son of Sudhir Jadhav, who retired as an Assistant Commissioner of Police in Mumbai around eight years ago. They added that his uncle, Subhash Jadhav, was in charge of the Bandra police station in 2002 when the hit-and-run case was registered there against Bollywood actor Salman Khan.

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Sources said the family stays in Hirnandani Gardens, an upmarket area in suburban Powai, but did not reveal the nature of Jadhav’s business. They said that his relatives learnt about the arrest late on Friday after the news was made public. The family suspects that Jadhav was being “framed as part of a larger political conspiracy”, said sources.

Bhushan last spoke to his family members around three months ago, they said. “He sought premature retirement from the Indian Navy to start his own business and travelled around the world in connection with his business,” said sources close to the family.

“He carried all the necessary documents whenever he travelled out of the country. He has travelled around the world in connection with his business,” they said, adding that the family was planning to leave for its hometown in Solapur over the weekend.

According to Pakistani officials, one of the passports recovered from Bhushan was allegedly issued from Sangli in Maharashtra in the name of Husain Mubarak Patel.

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  1. A
    Mar 26, 2016 at 11:29 am
    Guys let me make it further clear. He was on fake pport with different name on Pport than real. Once he was tortured he disclosed his real name. In my opinion, he was arrested by ISI long ago. They carried out investigations . Once everything was established they disclosed information on media. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;1. What was his business ?lt;br/gt;2. Why did he come to Pak?lt;br/gt;3. Why he was issued fake Pasport ?lt;br/gt;4. Why did he admit links with separatists. ??lt;br/gt;5. Will he be given access to INDIAN emby?? I DONT THINK SOO. YOU ARE MESSING WITH "ISI" in its own terrotry.
    1. T
      Mar 26, 2016 at 3:19 am
      Most of the so called Hindus who were kicked out of stan were not Hindus at all. They were people who migrated from Central Asia on their 3000 year journey. They were originally kicked out for their atrocities they carried out in Central Asia. Jinnah, knowing very well their atude is soaked in blood, took the risk of driving them out of stan, cleverly out smarting those who claimed they are smart. If they had been let to live there they would be doing the same atrocities what they are doing to Indians now. The final kick out need to be completed.
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        Avinash Rangra
        Mar 26, 2016 at 1:39 pm
        How does Jadhav's family become a story? Every body is related to somebody who is earning a living to keep the family in tact. Poor, shoddy journalism.
        1. S
          Mar 26, 2016 at 2:14 am
          We are more interested in knowing where his gfather and great gfather worked? Please throw some light. Does MEA has a ancestry database. They should be having every knowledge other than WHERE RETIRED THIEF OF AIRFORCE STAFF THYAGI IS AND WHERE LALIT MODI IS.
          1. P
            Mar 29, 2016 at 7:16 pm
            Then why did Iran choose an Indian ??
            1. K
              Mar 26, 2016 at 12:55 am
              A mole in RAW or RAW is mole?
              1. I
                Irfan Alam
                Mar 26, 2016 at 5:04 am
                This gives stan all the ammunition it needs, to attack India as a state sponsoring disruption in stan, and it couldn't have come at a worst moment.
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                  Ali Soren
                  Mar 26, 2016 at 7:48 pm
                  what a disgrace .....stan is sharing intelligence with india about possible terror attacks and indians are sending their spies to split stan once again....what an ungrateful poisonous mentality hindus have...a real shame
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