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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