Mumbai: Indian fugitive don, Chhota Rajan Nikhalje wanted in several murder case has been arrested on Sunday evening by the Indonesian police officials. Also Read - Underworld Gangster Chhota Rajan, 3 Others Gets 2-year Jail Term in Extortion Case
According to the reports, Interpol, an international investigative agency, had flagged of Rajan’s movement from Australia’s Canaberra airport to Indonesia’s Bali airport on Sunday evening. The Bali police officials who were working on a tip-off detained the underworld don. Also Read - Kanpur Post Office Releases Stamps Of Gangsters Chhota Rajan, Munna Bajrangi; Probe Underway
The alleged crime boss who is now 55-year-old had been on a run off since more than two decade and was reportedly ill. Also Read - Mumbai's 'Patriotic Don' Gangster Ravi Pujari Arrested in South Africa
The police officials of Bali were quoted by AFP, that, “We received information from police in Canberra yesterday (Sunday) about the red notice for a murderer,” he told AFP.
“We arrested the man at the airport yesterday. What we know is that this man was suspected to have carried out 15 to 20 murders in India”, an unknown person was quoted by the AFP.
Chhota Rajan, an underworld don born in Mumbai’s Chembur area was once a right-hand man to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim but after the 1992 riots he separated from his boss.