Shakeel used to oversee smuggling and hawala operations of the Dawood gang in the 1990s and was a trusted lieutenant of the latter as well another gang operative Chhota Shakeel, a senior Crime Branch official said.
Ravi Pujari aspired for the same title that his former boss Chhota Rajan did: that of a ‘hindu don’ or 'the patriot don' – a tag coveted by several estranged Rajan gang members to get protection of a section in the Indian security establishment.
Both India and Pakistan have been contesting for Mudassar Hussain Sayed, alias Munna Jhingada's custody for the last 18 years, each claiming Jhingada is its national and should be extradited for him to be brought to justice.
In a dramatic turn of events, the Thane Anti-Extortion Cell (AEC) arrested Iqbal Kaskar, younger brother of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, along with two others Monday evening. The arrests were made by former encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma, who was reinstated last month and was made a senior inspector of the AEC in Thane. The […]