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Ravi Pujari, wanted for murder and extortion, in Karnataka police custody

Ravi Pujari, who was arrested in South Africa last week, has 39 cases registered against him in Mangaluru and 37 cases in Bengaluru alone, apart from several other cases across the country including in Mumbai.
Gangster Ravi Pujari (in white cap).(ANI)
Gangster Ravi Pujari (in white cap).(ANI)
Updated on Feb 24, 2020 09:27 AM IST
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Hinduistan Times, Bengaluru | ByHT Correspondent

Deported from US, Pujari aide sent to police custody for a day

In September 2017, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) took him in custody during a crackdown on illegal immigrants.
The court granted the police custody for a day. It also asked for the case papers to ascertain Radiowala’s role and why the MCOCA charges were dropped.(HT Photo)
The court granted the police custody for a day. It also asked for the case papers to ascertain Radiowala’s role and why the MCOCA charges were dropped.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 04, 2019 07:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Gangster Obed Radiowala, accused of firing at Mahesh Bhatt, deported from the US

Crime branch officials said Radiowala has been living illegally in the US for at least a decade, and they had issued a red-corner notice against him in 2015
Obed Radiowala being taken in a flight to India from the US.(HT Photo)
Obed Radiowala being taken in a flight to India from the US.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 03, 2019 10:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByFarhan Shaikh, Mumbai

Crime Branch, once the pride of Mumbai Police, now just another unit of the force

After seeing off gangsters, force struggles with new crimes; experts say intelligence-gathering hit by transfers
After the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai, the Crime Branch had helped to uncover the conspiracy hatched by Tiger Memon and Dawood Ibrahim.(HT FILE)
After the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai, the Crime Branch had helped to uncover the conspiracy hatched by Tiger Memon and Dawood Ibrahim.(HT FILE)
Updated on Mar 09, 2019 03:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByManish K Pathak, Mumbai

Senegal to Mumbai: Police chase gangster Ravi Pujari, with documents in tow

Mumbai crime branch officials will send a letter of request, with a dossier on the antecedents of gangster Ravi Pujari, who is wanted in 51 cases of murder, extortion, shoot-outs, intimidation in the city over the past three decades.
Gangster Ravi Pujari had been arrested only once in Mumbai in connection with an attempted murder and rioting case in 1994.(HT File Photo)
Gangster Ravi Pujari had been arrested only once in Mumbai in connection with an attempted murder and rioting case in 1994.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Feb 20, 2019 09:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByDebasish Panigrahi

Ravi Pujari detained in Senegal, may be brought to Mumbai in a month

Authorities estimate it will take at least a month to complete the formalities to bring Pujari back home
Pujari, who had christened himself the “Hindu Don” of Mumbai, is wanted in over 50 cases of murder, kidnapping, shootouts and extortion across the country
Pujari, who had christened himself the “Hindu Don” of Mumbai, is wanted in over 50 cases of murder, kidnapping, shootouts and extortion across the country
Published on Feb 02, 2019 12:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, Mumbai

Gangster Ravi Pujari held in West Africa’s Senegal: Source

Gangster Ravi Pujari, on the run for the last 15 years, has been arrested in Senegal in West Africa, a source in the security establishment said Friday.
Gangster Ravi Pujari(File photo)
Gangster Ravi Pujari(File photo)
Updated on Feb 01, 2019 08:38 PM IST
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Underworld don Ravi Pujari arrested in Senegal: Reports

Ravi Pujari , who was mentored by gangster Chotta Rajan, is wanted in India for a number of cases including extortion, kidnapping and murder. He started off as a petty criminal and graduated to big crime with the killing of Bala Zalte, a rival and went on to join Chotta Rajan.
Underworld don Ravi Pujari has been arrested by Senegal police following a tip off by Indian investigative agencies, according to media reports.(File Photo)
Underworld don Ravi Pujari has been arrested by Senegal police following a tip off by Indian investigative agencies, according to media reports.(File Photo)
Updated on Feb 01, 2019 09:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Trap, chase, surrender: Mumbai cops crash wedding at Mangalore, gangster Ravi Pujari’s aide as return gift

Following his arrest, gangster Ravi Pujari’s aide Akash Shetty was flown into Mumbai and a special court on Wednesday remanded him in police custody till January 28.
Akash Shetty, an aide of gangster Ravi Pujari, was arrested by the anti-extortion cell of Mumbai police.(Getty Images/ Reprsentative Photo)
Akash Shetty, an aide of gangster Ravi Pujari, was arrested by the anti-extortion cell of Mumbai police.(Getty Images/ Reprsentative Photo)
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 11:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByDebasish Panigrahi

Wrote to police for security thrice, but didn’t get any: Umar Khalid

An unidentified man allegedly attempted to shoot the JNU scholar outside the Constitution Club, just 500 metres from Parliament House, on Monday.
Delhi Police officers with JNU scholar Umar Khalid outside the Constitution Club soon after the incident in New Delhi on Monday.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Delhi Police officers with JNU scholar Umar Khalid outside the Constitution Club soon after the incident in New Delhi on Monday.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 15, 2018 02:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnvit Srivastava

Taloja central jail in Navi Mumbai to get 400 more CCTV cameras

The jail has just 74 CCTV cameras which are not sufficient to keep the entire jail under surveillance.
Several criminals from the underworld have been lodged at the Taloja jail, Navi Mumbai.(Bachchan Kumar)
Several criminals from the underworld have been lodged at the Taloja jail, Navi Mumbai.(Bachchan Kumar)
Updated on Jul 06, 2018 12:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByPranab Jyoti Bhuyan, Navi Mumbai

IPL betting case: Bollywood producer, former cop’s brother summoned

Police say bookie Sonu Jalan used gangster Ravi Pujari to extort money
Parag Sanghvi has been asked to appear on June 5 to record his statement.(HT FILE)
Parag Sanghvi has been asked to appear on June 5 to record his statement.(HT FILE)
Updated on Jun 05, 2018 12:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByArvind Walmiki, Thane

Gangster calls Navi Mumbai builder, demands Rs2 crore

Pujari had called the developer three times within the span of a few days, but demanded the money only on the third occasion on Saturday.
Gangster Ravi Pujari(HT file)
Gangster Ravi Pujari(HT file)
Updated on Apr 30, 2018 11:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByVijay Kumar Yadav, Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan, Navi Mumbai

Ten convicted for conspiracy to kill filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, sentenced to 5 years in jail

The convicted were sentenced to five years in jail by the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court on Wednesday.
Bhatt had in his deposition said Pujari had been threatening him since 2006, when his men first opened fire outside his office.(HT photo)
Bhatt had in his deposition said Pujari had been threatening him since 2006, when his men first opened fire outside his office.(HT photo)
Updated on Apr 26, 2018 09:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByCharul Shah, Mumbai

Mumbai-based builder claims threat calls from gangster Ravi Pujari

The gangster threatened to kill the developer if he did not pay Rs10-12 crore to settle a property dispute with another businessman.
Initially, the victim did not pay attention, but later he started getting calls regularly.(HT File/Representational Image)
Initially, the victim did not pay attention, but later he started getting calls regularly.(HT File/Representational Image)
Updated on Apr 13, 2018 11:26 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByVijay Kumar Yadav, Mumbai

Three arrested for trying to extort Rs7 crore from Mumbai developer

A real estate investor is wanted in the case, who had hired the three accused to extort Rs7 crores from the builder
The investor who had given the contract to the three is yet to be arrested.(HT PHOTO)
The investor who had given the contract to the three is yet to be arrested.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Apr 02, 2018 01:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, Mumbai

Film producer borrowed friend’s revolver, staged firing on self to frame director: Mumbai police

Incident was a fallout of financial dispute between producer Satyendra Tyagi and director Remo D’Souza over the release of film ‘Death Of Amar’
Tyagi allegedly borrowed a licenced revolver from one of his friends to stage the firing.
Tyagi allegedly borrowed a licenced revolver from one of his friends to stage the firing.
Updated on Mar 10, 2018 12:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, Mumbai
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