[citation needed], CBI director Anil Sinha confirmed the arrest saying, "Bali Police arrested Chhota Rajan yesterday at CBI’s request made through Interpol. His younger brother Deepak Nikalje is associated with Republican Party of India of MP Ramdas Athawale. He is currently serving a life sentence at Tihar Jail in New Delhi.[3][4]. The central investigating agency has taken over Maharashtra police case after DoPT transferred the case. Posing as a pizza delivery man they gunned down the trusted Rajan hitman Rohit Varma and his wife. He is wanted for many criminal cases that include extortion, murder, smuggling and drug trafficking. Start a conversation, not a fire. Sujata Nikalje, wife of Chhota Rajan Wife of underworld don, Chhota Rajan, alias Rajendra Nikalje, Sujata is said to have been the brains behind the don. [citation needed] For a short period, Dawood Ibrahim, Rajan and Arun Gawli worked together. Nikalje is an accused in a 2006 case of extortion and is being tried under the stringent provision of MCOCA. Arrested for the arrest of Chhota Rajan's wife more than a decade ago. Asked about the D-company's new plot, Director General of Delhi Prisons (Tihar), Sandeep Goyal said that security has been tightened in the jail where Rajan is kept. Image Courtesy: Image Procured via Google Search, Haji Mastan, Dilip Kumar and SonaNeedless to say, after his death, Sona handled all his finances. The real name of Chhota Rajan is Rajan Sadashiv Nikalje. Image Courtesy: Image Procured via Google Search. Here are 5 things to know about criminal counsel Satish Maneshinde who has been hired by Rhea Chakraborty to prove her innocence in the Sushant Singh Rajput case. [8], The 2002 Bollywood film, Company had a character Chandu, essayed by actor Vivek Oberoi, having some resemblances of Chhota Rajan with real-life Dawood Ibrahim gang. Both Phillu and Mangya were involved in the 1993 blasts as Police had filed cases on 15 March 1993[14] alleging their involvement in the blasts.Till now Rajan gunmen have gunned down 10 people accused in the blast. The memorandum of arrest produced before the MHRC did not bear the signature of Nikalje or any other witness causing the MHRC to conclude that the officers had not followed the guidelines. After the split, he formed his own gang. After Bada Rajan was shot dead, Chhota Rajan took over the gang and worked for Dawood Ibrahim who had fled to Dubai. This alerted the authorities, and they started questioning him. She was granted bail in September 2007 by a lower court which observed that there are reasonable grounds to believe that the case against her is not made out. However, Rajan and Shahabuddin are not allowed to meet inside the ward which is monitored 24x7 by high resolution CCTV cameras. His family was residing in Tilak Nagar, Chembur. A strict vigil on Rajan's movement are monitored by Intelligence Bureau. Image Courtesy: Image Procured via Google Search, An unseen picture of Reshma MemonTiger Memon's brother, Ayub Memon's wife, Reshma Memon was also apparently involved in the Mumbai blasts of 1993. A strict vigil on Rajan's movement are monitored by Intelligence Bureau. Underworld don Chhota Rajan, whose mother Laxmibai Sadavshiv Nikalje (88) died on Tuesday, has asked his family to send him her ashes, according to close friends of the Nikalje family. The complainant had alleged that Nikalje was part of the crime syndicate and had received Rs 5 lakh as extortion money out of an amount of Rs 10 lakh from the complainant. Rajan's wife and two daughters continue to live in Tilaknagar. According to him, these days, only Sujata Nikalje, wife of Rajan and his lawyers are allowed to meet the don. Yash birla is an indian business tycoon. 'Don`t allow age to determine what you can do': Shilpa Shetty sha... Karva Chauth 2020: Fasting tips to keep in mind. This ward is assigned to most hardened criminals," revealed a Deputy Superintendent level officer of Tihar. According to CBI sources, the underworld don was standing in a queue at the airport when the immigration authorities asked him to step aside and reveal his name.