Mumbai, April 18, 2018: Further to the recent acquittal from Pune land grab case, the CBI, an investigating agency, has now exonerated Mr. Virendra D. Mhaiskar, Chairman & Managing Director and all other IRB Infra Officials also from having any involvement in the murder case of an RTI Activist Mr. Satish Shetty.
The agency has filed its Closure Report in the matter, in which all IRB Officials have been given clean chit.
While communicating this major development vide an open letter to all Company stakeholders, Mr. Virendra Mhaiskar, Chairman & Managing Director, IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd. has stated, “This finally brings visibility to the long drawn investigation and once again proves the fact that we are law abiding citizen with no criminal intent and have utmost respect towards the law of land and judiciary.”
While expressing a full faith in the investigating agency and the judiciary and thanking them for standing by the truth in the said matter, in the letter, Mr. Mhaiskar further states, “The learning from the experience can be explained in one line – ‘Activism is an essential ingredient of democracy, but that should not be used to terrorize the lives of innocent people’.”
To re-iterate CBI had earlier filed its closure report in 2014; however, at the request of some relatives of the deceased, it had initiated further investigations thereafter; which now have stand closed.