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Rakesh Maria, senior cop who cracked 93 Mumbai blast case, retires; lauds CBI probe in Sheena Bora murder

Known for his investigative skills, Maria rose to fame with the cracking of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. He also probed the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.

The Whim Of Mr Fadnavis

Rakesh Maria’s removal further undermines the morale of Mumbai Police.


Home dept proposed Rakesh Maria’s transfer before probe began

The government has denied any link to Maria’s ouster and the probe into Sheena Bora’s murder, which first came to light in August.

Sheena murder probe: Decision on Rakesh Maria's role in the case soon, says Maharashtra govt

Rakesh Maria was transferred from the post of Mumbai Police Commissioner on Sep 8 fueling speculation that CM Fadnavis was unhappy over Maria's handling of the murder case.

Rakesh Maria wanted ACB chief’s post, say Maharashtra home department officials

But he was seen to be close to previous govt; ACB probing graft cases against top NCP leaders

Sheena Bora murder case: Rakesh Maria receives official communication on 'supervisory role'

"For this particular case, the investigation officers will report to Rakesh Maria only as he has been asked to supervise the probe," said inister of State for Home Ram Shinde.


Not thinking of resigning: Ex-Mumbai top cop Rakesh Maria after abrupt transfer

Rakesh Maria was replaced by Ahmed Javed, a DG-rank official, who took over as Mumbai Police Commissioner in the upgraded post.

Behind the Rakesh Maria ouster: Four stories you must read

The government promoted Rakesh Maria to the rank of DGP (Home Guards)

In middle of Sheena Bora murder probe, Rakesh Maria shunted; Swaps jobs with Home Guards DG Ahmad Javed

Rakesh Maria, the incumbent Mumbai Police Commissioner, is being promoted.

New Mumbai police commissioner Ahmad Javed was once pipped by Rakesh Maria

A 1980-batch IPS officer, Javed, is an alumnus of Delhi’s St Stephen’s College, served as Superintendent of Police in Buldhana.