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IB suspects Dawood fingered rival sniper

Onkar Singh in New Delhi | July 19, 2005 18:49 IST

Intelligence bureau has launched a special investigation against some of the officers of the Mumbai police who were involved in the arrest Vicky Malhotra, right-hand man of gangster Chotta Rajan, from New Delhi few days back.

Malhotra was travelling in the car of former chief of intelligence bureau when he was arrested.

"Information has certainly leaked at some place and we want to plug it," said an IB official, clearly upset with the arrest of Malhotra.

According to sources, the sleuths of the premier intelligence agency are now trying to figure out the motive of the officers who were involved in the arrest.

Malhotra was a key man and had been carrying out operations against Dawood Ibrahim. It seems that the Mumbai police officers were tipped about Malhotra's presence by Dawood himself, who knew how important it was to have his rival locked up.

"If the officers did their job in the course of their duty then it is a different thing but if they did that to protect Dawood then they are in big trouble," a former senior police official told

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Sub: Nationalist Criminal

Is Chota rajan & His gang are Natinalist Criminal, who often gets the protection from IB? Why IB are so upset with the arrest of ...

Posted by Amjad Ansari

Sub: Corrupt Mumbai Police

It is strange to see how Mumbai Police is working against interest of the country . Definately Dawood is bigger criminal than Chota Rajan & ...

Posted by Deepak Mittal

Sub: Dawood

Dawood or rajan are both one and the same....they look for there own profits

Posted by Danish

Sub: Dawood ibrahim

I do not understand how some police officers help a notorious gangster like dawood ibrahim.They should be punished. prabha

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Sub: Corrupt Maharashtra Govt.

How corrupt is this Mumbai police that they can help the biggest enemy Dawood . They should be treated like betrayers.This cannot be done without ...

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