The NIA's denial came in an affidavit filed in the Bombay High Court, dismissing contentions by the US firm Arsenal Consulting, which had claimed that the damning material including a conspiracy to assassinate the Prime Minister
The other man accused in the case is Sachin Waze, former Assistant Police Inspector in the Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU).
The "fake encounter" was initially planned in the Maruti Eeco vehicle, which was stolen from Maharashtra's Aurangabad city in November last year.
Hyderabad: Sickles, an axe, machetes, CPI (Maoist) literature and electronic gadgets were seized during searches conducted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) at 31...
According to NIA's FIR registered on March 7, on November 23 last year, Munchingput police in Andhra Pradesh arrested a journalist Pangi Naganna and allegedly recovered "revolutionary Maoist literature
Searches were done in connection with a case registered by the agency pertaining to the arrest of a journalist in Visakhapatnam under UAPA
Meanwhile, in West Bengal, elections to the 294-member state Assembly is held in eight phases that started on March 27 with the final round of voting taking place on April 29.
An NIA officer in Delhi told IANS: "The agency has received a notification from the Ministry of Home Affairs to probe the case of death of Hiren. And we will soon register a case."
Waze, arrested for his alleged role in the Mukesh Ambani bomb scare case on March 13, was attached to the Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) of Mumbai police's crime branch till recently.
Hyderabad: The Hyderabad unit of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed the first supplementary charge-sheet against ISI operative Imran Yakub Giteli alias Giteli...
So far, Delhi Police's Special Cell has failed to get any lead in the case and no suspect has been identified.
A team of NIA officials had visited the blast site Friday evening and collected materials from the site. The team of the NIA officials also carried out complete mapping of the area to identify the route and the persons involved in the blast.
"His (Rao's) medical reports, his present health condition is stable, and the state's statement takes care of all the prayers made in these pleas," said Additional Solicitor General
"The farmer who feeds the entire nation with his blood, sweat and toil cannot be cowed down by such empty threats which would prove to be very costly for the ruling dispensation in New Delhi," said the Congress leader.
The official said that they have been called as witnesses to ascertain certain details of the case.
The searches were conducted at the residences of five accused -- Mohamed Aslam, Abdul Latheef, Nazarudheen Sha, Ramzan P and Muhammed Mansoor.
The case was registered on October 8 under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
The matter had come to light after 30 kg gold worth Rs 14.82 crores smuggled in a consignment camouflaged as diplomatic baggage was busted in Thiruvananthapuram.