Mumbai/New Delhi: The long wait has finally come to an end as the mafia don “Rajendra Nikhalje” popularly nicknamed “Chhota Rajan” has been caught in Indonesia and will be brought to India early this Friday. CBI is all set to investigate cases against him according to the Officials.
“The Indonesian police arrested Chotta Rajan on October 26 and escorted him with a tight security towards the Bali airport for a flight to India which is scheduled to land around 4 am on Friday in New Delhi” according to the Maharashtra’s Additional Chief Secretary KP Bakshiwas.
The CBI is one of the nodal agencies and Maharastra has gave an assurance that it will provide the maximum help and will be transferring all the cases to it.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will now look into the pending cases against the mafia don.
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Ahmad Javed, the Mumbai Police Commissioner has mentioned Chhota Rajan’s involvement in kidnappings, extortion, murder and arms running.
He is accused of killing of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey on June 11 2011cand this case has been prioritised among others. Rajan, himself told he was not associated with the killing of Dey.
The 55-year-old Rajan is happy to return to his motherland.
Rajan had put up allegations on Mumbai police for doing atrocities on him.
A special team and a special aircraft of CBI officials departed around 8 p.m. from Bali, Indonesia and they are expected to reach New Delhi on Friday around 4 a.m.
Due to the volcanic eruption the scheduled plan was delayed from Tuesday as the Bali airport was closed leading to the cancellation of all flights.
After the serial bomb blasts of Mumbai (March 12, 1993) differences rose between the two don’s Rajan and Dawood. Rajan moved out of the country in 1996 since then he has been listed in the India’s most-wanted list for nearly 20 years.Rajan’s the arrest is proving out to be the biggest victory for Indian law enforcers.
Rajan was escorted from the Denpasar Police station to Bali airport in a bullet -proof vehicle.He was deported from Bali in a special aircraft that carried six Indian officials, including two from Delhi Police, CBI and Mumbai Police.
Chota Rajan demanded to land in Delhi and a meeting of high official looked in the serious matter and decided to bring him first to Delhi then to Mumbai. He would be kept in custody under the CBI for at least 2 days and later be handover to Mumbai or Delhi Police respectively as per the directions of The central government.
Delhi Police itself has six cases registered at the Rajouri Garden and CR Park police stations against Rajan’s alleged associates.
The Home ministry has granted permission to the Delhi Police to carry out their protocols. Cases have been registered between 1999 and 2011 against the gangster.
In 1999, five shooters of Rajan’s gang were arrested, when a raid was conducted in Subhash Nagar near Rajouri Garden.