Crime Branch summons Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Thane CDR case

Crime Branch summons Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Thane CDR case

New Delhi, India (Web Desk): Renowned Indian actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been summoned by Thane city police in relation to the Call Detail Record (CDR) case, but he failed to respond, Indian media reported.

According to details, the Crime Branch had summoned the actor, his wife and lawyer for further investigations which first came to light in January this year.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) of Crime department, Abhishek Trimukhi told media, "Three arrested accused, Prasad Palekar, Ajinkya Nagargoje and Jigar Makhwana informed the police that an advocate had obtained the CDRs of Nawazuddin Siddiqui's wife from private detectives. Hence to verify the same, we have summoned them."

The four, whom the police identified as Makesh Pandian, Prashant Palekar, Jigar Makwana and Samresh Jha alias Pratik Mohpal, had at the time disclosed the name of renowned woman detective Rajani Pandit who too was arrested later.

Since then, 11 persons had been detained in the scam which involved the illegal procurement and sale of CDRs of private individuals, Trimukhi said.