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Verdict in Chhota Rajan's fake passport case on April 24



New Delhi: A court here on Wednesday fixed April 24 to deliver its order in a fake passport case against underworld don Rajendra Sadashiv Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan and others.

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Virender Kumar Goyal kept April 24 for announcing the verdict in the case.

The court on June 8 last year framed charges against Chhota Rajan and then passport officers Jayashree Dattatray Rahate, Deepak Natvarlal Shah and Lalitha Lakshmanan under sections of the Indian Penal Code dealing with criminal conspiracy, cheating, cheating by impersonation and forgery of documents.

The CBI in its chargesheet alleged that Chhota Rajan got issued a fake passport from Bengaluru in 1998-99 in connivance with Rahate, Shah and Lakshmanan in the name of Mohan Kumar.

The three are out on bail while Rajan is in judicial custody.

Rajan is involved in over 85 cases, ranging from murder to extortion, smuggling and drug trafficking.

He has cases pending against him in Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and with the CBI.

The don, held by the Indonesian police on October 25, 2015, was deported to India on November 6, 2015.

New Delhi: A court here on Wednesday fixed April 24 to deliver its order in a fake passport case against underworld don Rajendra Sadashiv Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan and others.

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Virender Kumar Goyal kept April 24 for announcing the verdict in the case.

The court on June 8 last year framed charges against Chhota Rajan and then passport officers Jayashree Dattatray Rahate, Deepak Natvarlal Shah and Lalitha Lakshmanan under sections of the Indian Penal Code dealing with criminal conspiracy, cheating, cheating by impersonation and forgery of documents.

The CBI in its chargesheet alleged that Chhota Rajan got issued a fake passport from Bengaluru in 1998-99 in connivance with Rahate, Shah and Lakshmanan in the name of Mohan Kumar.

The three are out on bail while Rajan is in judicial custody.

Rajan is involved in over 85 cases, ranging from murder to extortion, smuggling and drug trafficking.

He has cases pending against him in Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and with the CBI.

The don, held by the Indonesian police on October 25, 2015, was deported to India on November 6, 2015.

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