The 2,000-page charge sheet was filed in Borivili metropolitan magistrate court against Chintan and four others-Vidyadhar Rajbhar, Pradeep Rajbhar, Shivkumar Rajbhar and Vijay Rajbhar- yesterday.

While Chintan, Pradeep and Shivkumar are in custody, Vidyadhar is still absconding.

"We have completed our investigation and filed the charge sheet before the Borivili metropolitan magistrate court. Once the case is committed to sessions court the charges will be framed and trial will start," a senior police officer said.

He added that police will recommend appointment of Ujjwal Nikam as special public prosecutor in the case.

The police has listed 30 witnesses in the case including absconding accused Vidyadhar's mother who has allegedly named Chintan in her statement.

According to the police, Vidyadhar's mother has said that her son had earlier told her that Chintan had given him money to murder Hema.

Apart from Vidyadhar's mother, police has also incorporated Hema's servant Lalit Mandal in the list of witnesses.

Mandal in his statement given to the Kandivali police said that he was 'surprised' to receive a call from Chintan after Hema went missing, as he rarely called him to enquire about her.

Chintan left Mumbai on the night of December 8, and after Hema went missing on December 11, Mandal claimed to have received a call from Chintan asking him whether he was at home and whether Hema was present there, as if to check whether his plan had worked or not, said an official.

The police also has crucial technical evidence like CCTV footage in which the two victims can be seen leaving their car and walking towards Vidyadhar's workshop.

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