CBI gets Chhota Rajan's custody for 10 days

New Delhi: Long-absconding underworld don Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje alias Chhota Rajan, who was arrested in Indonesia and brought to India, was sent to 10 days custody of the CBI by a court here, an official said on Saturday.

Chhota Rajan. Pic/PTI
Chhota Rajan. Pic/PTI

The fugitive don -- who was arrested by Indonesian police on October 25 -- arrived at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Friday morning in a special aircraft, accompanied by officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation, and Mumbai and Delhi police. He was taken straight to the CBI headquarters here under tight security.

Rajan is wanted for over 85 crimes, ranging from murder to extortion, smuggling and drug trafficking. Apart from Maharashtra, he has cases against him in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and with the CBI.

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