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Godmother`s son Jadeja handed over to Rajkot CID crime

Last Updated: Monday, July 27, 2009 - 17:46

Rajkot: Kandhal Jadeja, son of former
independent MLA Santokben Jadeja alias `Godmother`, was on Monday
handed over to Rajkot CID crime here and is likely to be
produced before a local court, police said.

Kandhal was arrested by Porbander crime branch along with
his aide Raja Gado from Negri town near Pune on July 25.

He is facing several charges against him, including
murder of BJP councillor Keshu Nebha Odedara, who was shot
dead on March 1, 2005 allegedly by him and his brother Kano,
police said, adding, Kano is still at large.

Kandhal had managed to escape from police custody while
he was admitted in Shivani hospital here for treatment.

10 persons, including a doctor, were arrested after
Kandhal escaped from the hospital in 2007, police said.

Four policemen identified as Suresh Sonara, Vitthal
Jadav, Dilipsinh Rajpur and Pravin Gohel were also arrested
and later suspended for negligence on duty, they said.

Kandhal used to operate a transport business from Negri
town and the police have recovered Rs 1.5 lakh cash and number
of mobile phones from him.

Bureau Report

First Published: Monday, July 27, 2009 - 17:46
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