Chhota Rajan brought to Delhi, kept in CBI custody

New Delhi, Nov 6: Long-absconding underworld don Rajendra Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan on Friday was brought to the national capital from Indonesia, officials said.

Rajan, who was arrested by Indonesian police on October 26, reached here in a special aircraft around 5.30 a.m. at Palam airport from where he was taken to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarters, escorted by special commandos and SWAT team, police said.

The aircraft carrying Rajan, along with a team of CBI officials and others, had departed for India around 8 p.m. (local time) from Bali, Indonesia on Thursday.

Rajan, 55, who has been absconding from India for two decades was arrested by Indonesian police on a request of CBI in Bali on October 26, following a tip-off by the Australian Federal Police.

Rajan has been kept in a lockup in CBI headquarters, sources said, adding that he will be taken for medical examination soon.

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