The police have arrested two gangsters,Asif Iqbal Shaikh alias Asif Dadhi and accomplice Nitin Surve alias RDX,from Pimpri on Saturday under provisions of the Arms Act.
Dadhi,a resident of MIDC area in Pimpri,has numerous offences registered against him,including kidnapping,murder and attempted murder. He had worked for the dreaded Meghnath Shetty gang in the past,and then later for the SIMI.
Inspector Satish Govekar of the Anti-Organised Crime Cell said,Recently,Dadhi had started efforts to establish himself with the help of some aides. He used to pretend that he has links with the Dawood Ibrahim gang… Surve has a case of murder registered against him at Swargate police station. He had murdered one Navnath Wadkar and his accomplice in 2002 at Janata Vasahat and was absconding after he was sentenced to life imprisonment in that case.