A real estate developer, one of the accused held in the 2011 senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey murder case and who was suspected to be a close aide of underworld don Chhota Rajan, died at a private hospital Friday following liver failure, police said.
Mumbai police today claimed to have foiled a deadly gang war, with the arrest of two suspected aides of Chhota Shakeel's gang, who allegedly conspired to gun down two key lieutenants of a rival group headed by Chhota Rajan in the sessions court premises in Mumbai.
A sessions court will on Monday frame charges in the journalist J Dey murder case, two years after he was killed by four bike-borne men on June 11, 2011, in Powai, allegedly at gangster Chhota Rajan’s behest.
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday permitted Sujata Nikalje, wife of fugitive underworld don Chhota Rajan, to travel to the United Kingdom for two months to help her daughter settle at the Cardiff Business School.
The Bombay High Court Tuesday raised questions as to why the investigating agencies have failed to trace underworld gangster Chhota Rajan when mediapersons have been able to establish contact with him.
The Bombay High Court reserved its order on Tuesday on a discharge plea made by real estate developer Vinod Asrani, alias `Vinod Chembur`, who is an accused in a case of the murder of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey.
The prosecution sought death penalty for 14 policemen and two others, convicted in the case related to the fake encounter killing of Ram Narayan Gupta alias Lakkhan Bhaiya, an alleged aide of fugitive gangster Chhota Rajan.