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Rakesh Maria's journey from 'awesome' to 'meh' in 10 memes

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 4:18 IST

Rakesh Maria, the man who investigated the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, wanted to be the police commissioner of Mumbai.

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So did Ahmad Javed, an officer from a batch senior than Maria.

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Allegedly close to the ruling party in 2014, Maria was chosen for the post over Javed.

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For Maria, things started moving (mostly) uphill from there on.

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Cut to 2015

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis's uneasiness with Maria first became apparent when an order passed by Maria was struck down by the CM.

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Maria also received a lot of flak when it was revealed he'd met IPL founder Lalit Modi, a man the government is after, in London.

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But, surprisingly, his interest in the Sheena Bora murder mystery tops all his vices.

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Possibly, this is what let to his ouster from the commissioner's post.

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And he was replaced by non other than Ahmad, the man he'd superseded at one time.

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First published: 8 September 2015, 8:30 IST