Chhota Rajan at Delhi, Dawood in the Line?
New Delhi: Underworld don Chhota Rajan was taken to the Central Bureau of Investigation headquarters after he arrived in the national capital on board a chartered plane in the early hours of Friday, 6th November 2015. evenas some reports said that another underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel also want to surrender.
Having taken over all the cases pending against the gangster rajan, the CBI is soon expected to seek his formal custody for interrogation, but meanwhile kept him at CBI Headquarters.
Heavy security arrangements have been made at the agency headquarters where Rajan has been kept in detention. Soon after the special plane landed at Delhi airport, escorted by SWAT commando teams, the don was whisked away to the CBI lock-up around 5 a.m. In view of the threat to his life from the rival Dawood Ibrahim gang, the necessary legal proceedings for his custody may be conducted through video conferencing.
With the deportation formalities being completed and the volcanic ash clearing from Bali airport, New Delhi swiftly acted to ensure that the don is back in India at the earliest. Accompanied by officers of the intelligence and police agencies, the gangster boarded the plane to Delhi on Thursday evening.
Security at Delhi airport was strengthened and quick response teams deployed, while arrangements were made for a dummy convoy and alternative routes to thwart any possible attack.
After the Maharashtra government on Thursday declared that all the cases against Chhota Rajan pertaining to trans-border crimes would be transferred to the CBI, the Delhi Police also handed over its cases to the premier agency for further probe.
Meanwhile Siasat.com reported that Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel also want to surrender.
According to the report, Shyam Keswani, Former Lawyer of Dawood Ibrahim today said that Dawood Ibrahim and his close associate, Chhota Shakeel want to surrender but demands same conditions as are currently given to Chhota Rajan
Quoting an earlier statement by senior lawyer, Ram Jethmalani, Keswani said that both want to surrender but with a condition that should not be lodged in Arthur Road Jail of Mumbai.
Earlier, Ram Jethmalani had revealed that the then Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Sharad Pawar, had rejected Dawood’s conditional offer of surrender. According to Jethmalani, Dawood had wanted to surrender but with a condition that he should be kept under house arrest rather than in jail. Dawood said that the reason behind this condition is that he feared for his life.
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