Jamshedpur : The district police are yet to solve the murder mystery of senior Tata Motors executive Brajesh Sahay who was gunned down recently.The police are probing into the animosity angle between the murder of Tata Motors’AGM Brajesh Sahay and ancillary units who supply spare parts for commercial vehicle. Since last four-five months, the company had adopted strict measures on scrutiny of credentials of supply vendors and only if they had local factories they were given supply orders.
“Brajesh Sahay was oneof the key executives implementing this directive of the company. He might have earned wrath of influential suppliers. The man-ner in which the murder has been committed gives enough indication of involvement of professional criminals hired for this purpose,” said a senior police official preferring anonymity. Brajesh Sahay (40) assistant general manager, TML Drivelines (a subsidiary of Tata Motors) was shot dead down by unidentified assailants in front of his at Nildih under Telco police station in the night orFebruary 22. City SP, Karthik S claimed that the probe into the Sahay murder case is moving in the right direction and they are hopeful to crack it soon. “The investigation into the murder case is on. We are hopeful of getting a breakthrough in the case shortly,” said Karthik, but declined to say anything further. According to the officer, the police had also got the murder victim’s cell-phone checked and had obtained the call details records (CDRs) of the persons with home Sahay had talked to prior to his murder.
According to company sources, the compulsory retirement scheme was introduced in December 2013 for non-performing officials, managers and supervisors in the TML Drivelines in the backdrop of the global economic crisis. Around 300 employees were forced to seek employment under this scheme so far. The police suspect that this might have led to the murder. The team led by city SP Karthik S along with two DSPs-DSP city K. N Choudhary and DSP law and order B. N Singh and officer-in-charge of three police stations- Telco, Parsudih and Golmuri are probing. Senior superintendent of police, Amol V Homkar, though claimed to have made enough progress in the case with vital clues but refused to divulged details. The senior SP said that that the team has scanned the laptop of the murder victim and also took statement of suspects who were facing a threat of retiremet scheme.