The other man accused in the case is Sachin Waze, former Assistant Police Inspector in the Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU).
Anil Deshmukh had on Saturday refuted all the allegations against him said that he is filing a defamation suit against the former Mumbai Police Commissioner.
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."
The autopsy report, findings and opinion of the four-member medical team, has been kept in reserve while his viscera has been preserved for forensic analysis, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone-I) Avinash Ambure.
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