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Mumbai: CBI takes over investigation in three Chhota Rajan cases


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New Delhi: The CBI has taken over the investigation in three cases allegedly involving gangster Chhota Rajan, who was deported from Indonesia in November 2015, according to an FIR registered by the agency.

The first case relates to a First Information Report (FIR) registered by Mumbai Police at Bandra police station in 1999 about a shootout at Naupada road junction targeting Majid Khan and his associates in which three people were killed.

The police had filed a chargesheet against Chhota Rajan, whose real name is Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje, and his gang members Hemant Pujari, Kundan Singh Rawat and Samir Manek. The agency also took over the probe into ranson calls made by Rajan’s gang members Prince and Bunty Pandey between June and July 2002 demanding Rs 25 lakh from a person named Virendra Jain.

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