Gangster Chhota Rajan's deportation cancelled for today

Underworld don Chhota Rajan, who is presently being held in Indonesian city Bali, will not be deported to India on Thursday.

Gangster Chhota Rajan's deportation cancelled for today

New Delhi: Underworld don Chhota Rajan, who is presently being held in Indonesian city Bali, will not be deported to India on Thursday.

According to ANI, Bali airport and airspace remain closed till Friday.

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His deportation was has deferred due to the closure of the airport in Bali as a result of the spewing of volcanic ash from a nearby mountain.

Security agencies have decided to bring arrested gangster Chhota Rajan here with CBI keeping him in custody for initial period before any other police force is allowed to take him for their respective investigations.

Sources said it has been decided that Rajan will not be taken directly to Mumbai from Indonesia, where he was arrested last week.

Security arrangements are being beefed up at the agency headquarters where Rajan is likely to be kept with regular security drills being carried out to identify any possible loop hole in the security apparatus, they said.

Rajan, who was arrested in Bali on his arrival from Australia on October 25, is wanted in over 75 heinous crimes ranging from murder, extortion to smuggling and drug trafficking.

Rajan, whose original name is Rajendra Sadashiv Nikhalje, was arrested in Bali on the basis of a Red Corner Notice from Interpol and following a tip off by Australian authorities to the police in Indonesia.

(With PTI inputs)

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