The particular Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime courtroom remanded underworld gangster Ravi Pujari in police custody until March 9 in a case of firing outdoors a lodge in suburban Mumbai in 2016.
Pujari was extradited to India from Senegal in February 2020 and produced earlier than the courtroom on Monday after being introduced from Bengaluru.
The case in opposition to him is that on October 21, 2016, a number of photographs have been fired by Pujari’s gang members at complainant, the proprietor of the lodge in Vile Parle. They are alleged to have given Pujari’s contact particulars to the proprietor however he didn’t name him. The shooter and 7 others have been arrested.
Special choose DE Kothalikar remanded Mr. Pujari in the anti-extortion cell’s custody until March 9.
Mumbai Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Milind Bharambe advised reporters that 49 circumstances have been registered in opposition to Pujari in numerous components of town, together with on prices of homicide, try to homicide and extortion. “The Mumbai police had submitted strong evidence against Pujari in connection with 10 cases before a Senegal court and requested for his extradition. The Senegal court had passed the extradition order after a lot of arguments with the defence lawyer in the court,” he mentioned.
“After the Karnataka court granted sanction for his handover, he was brought to Mumbai from Bengaluru. He was produced before the Mumbai court where we got his custody till March 9 in the Vile Parle case. Efforts are on to get his custody in connection with other cases also.”
He mentioned, “The Mumbai police will now interrogate him and collect evidence as well as information about his associates and supporters.”
On April 25, 2018, the particular MCOCA courtroom convicted 10 members from Mr. Pujari’s gang for 5 years for threatening to kill producer-director Mahesh Bhatt and his members of the family.