February 23, 2021 4:02 am
Last week, a Karnataka court had permitted Mumbai Police to take his custody after Senegal authorities permitted Pujari to be tried in cases registered against him in Mumbai.
November 24, 2020 2:03 am
Clarification is now being sought from Senegal authorities regarding cases registered against the gangster in other states, including Maharashtra, Gujarat and Kerala.
November 20, 2020 10:08 am
Ravi Pujari has hundreds of cases against him, many of them linked to extortion, with his victims being actors and politicians.
November 18, 2020 11:29 am
There are at least 49 cases registered against the gangster in Mumbai who was extradited to India from Senegal last February.
November 16, 2020 7:26 am
The special court judge, who is presiding over the trial in Mumbai, recently issued a letter requesting the Bengaluru court to issue directions to jail authorities to handover of Pujari’s custody to the Mumbai Police.
February 28, 2020 7:10 am
As a fugitive in Senegal and Burkina Faso, the gangster “continued his extortion and threat business, targeting people from the film industry, businessmen, builders and developers, doctors and other professionals as well as meddling in political activities.
February 25, 2020 3:27 am
An Air France flight from Paris is scheduled to arrive in Bengaluru a little after midnight and Pujari has been put on the flight after he was brought to Paris from Senegal, the police sources said.
June 25, 2019 6:43 am
Pujari was operating in west Africa under the fake identity of Antony Fernandes, a hotelier. He was named in a case in Senegal for disturbing peace.
May 15, 2019 1:03 am
Pujari, 50, was detained, and subsequently arrested, by local police in the capital of the West African nation on January 19 this year based on information provided by Karnataka Police.
April 04, 2019 2:46 am
Obed Radiowala, who is a wanted accused in the 2014 firing on filmmaker Karim Morani and for the conspiracy to kill filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, was apprehended in the US and had been in the custody of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) since September 2017 for illegally staying in the country.