New Delhi, Nov 5: All the cases against gangster Chhota Rajan will be handled by the Central Bureau of Investigation.
The Mumbai police has transferred all the cases against Rajan to the CBI. The decision to transfer the cases to the CBI was taken by the Maharashtra government.
Meanwhile Rajan who was arrested in Bali has been deported to India. Rajan who should have have been deported yesterday was stuck in Bali as the airports were shut due to a volcanic eruption. He is expected to reach Delhi early tomorrow morning.
Rajan had indicated that he did not feel safe in Mumbai and had even accused that some of the police personnel were hand in glove with the Dawood gang.
The CBI which is the nodal agency for interpol related affairs in India will question Rajan and investigate cases against him. The Maharashtra government which was in talks with Delhi decided to transfer all the cases against Rajan which are around 65 in number.
Rajan will be provided heavy security on his arrival at New Delhi. A special aircraft had been sent by by India to fly Rajan back from Bali and he is expected to arrive in Delhi at 5 am on Friday. On his way to the Bali airport he was provided with a special escort and a bullet proof car.
There have been intelligence inputs which suggest that his life is at risk. Moreover another alert suggested that he may not be safe in Mumbai where the D gang is said to be extremely powerful.