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Two Chhota Rajan gangsters remanded to police custody

July 12, 2005 23:51 IST

Two Chhota Rajan gangsters, held for their alleged involvement in the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust arms smuggling case, were on Tuesday remanded to police custody till July 26 by a Mumbai court.

The alleged gangsters, Vicky Malhotra (35) and Fareed Tanasha (37), were arrested in Delhi on Monday. On recieving information that Malhotra and Tanasha had moved to Delhi, a crime branch team from Mumbai had laid a trap and arrested them.

Malhotra is number two in the Chhota Rajan gang and used to look after Rajan's operations in Kolkata and abroad, police said.

Malhotra has 26 criminal cases against him while Tanasha has nearly a dozen cases.

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