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An underworld 'Don' mentored by Chhota Rajan arrested in Senegal

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 1 February 2019, 9:30 IST

A piece of big news has come to light that an underworld Don Ravi Pujari has been arrested in Africa's Senegal, said reports.

Reportedly, Ravi Pujari used to operate in Mumbai in the 1990s. Earlier, the fugitive gangster was believed to be hiding in Australia.


As per the sources, the investigation agencies had found the fugitive Ravi Pujari's location to be Burkina Faso in western Africa before he was located in Senegal. He is in the list of wanted criminals in a list of cases including extortion, kidnapping and murder.


Earlier on Monday (January 28), Mumbai Police Crime Branch also invoked the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against the gang of Ravi Pujari’s two alleged members.

The two of his aide were William Rodricks and Akash Shetty had been arrested by the Anti-Extortion Cell (AEC) earlier this month for threatening a builder.

Also, Ravi Pujari allegedly used to threat Bollywood celebs and make extortion demands between 2009 and 2013.


Also read: Enforcement Directorate arrests Rajeev Saxena, Deepak Talwar after being deported from Dubai

First published: 1 February 2019, 8:37 IST