Chhota Rajan brought to Delhi from Indonesia after 27 years on the run - After nearly three decades of run, underworld don Chhota Rajan was brought to Delhi early on Friday morning from Indonesia by a joint team headed by CBI officials.
Rajan, whose real name is Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje, will be held in the national capital where he will be questioned by various investigating agencies as he has been making statements of having further evidence to nab India's most wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim and his links with Pakistan's agency ISI.
Rajan had told media in Bali that he was happy to return to his homeland and had slammed reports that his arrest was arranged as he was facing threat from Dawood's men.
Ahead of his arrival in India, Maharashtra government handed over all the cases related to the underworld don to the CBI as the agency had capability in handling such cases. Rajan will be in the custody of special cell of Delhi Police till all the formalities of CBI take over are completed.
Rajan was nabbed on the basis of an Interpol Red Corner notice at Bali airport on October 25 after he had reached the island city of Indonesia from Australia.
Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje, known as Chotta Rajan, who has returned to India after 27 years, is wanted in over 75 crimes ranging from murder, extortion to smuggling and drug trafficking.