Infamous gangster Suresh Pujari who was on a run for over a decade has been arrested within the Paranaque metropolis of the Philippines. Pujari, who was needed in over a dozen extortion circumstances registered in Mumbai and Thane is more likely to be deported to India.
The Mumbai crime department officers confirmed receiving the knowledge of his arrest however maintained that they’re but to obtain something formally. The native media, nevertheless, quoting the town police chief of Paranaque claimed that the fugitive has been recognized as Suresh Basapa Puri alias Suresh Pujari; Satish Shekhar Pai.
Pujari who was reportedly taken into custody on October 15 from Don Bosco administrative area has been lodged at Chateau Elysee, Dona Soledad, Barangay Don Bosco.
Not too long ago, the US Division of Justice-Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) alerted the Philipines authority concerning the presence of the fugitive and menace he poses to the nation, which led to his arrest. Following a tip-off, a joint operation was performed by metropolis police intelligence and fugitive search unit. Pujari has been staying within the nation since September 2021.
Pujari was earlier related to underworld don Chhota Rajan and Ravi Pujari however later fashioned his personal gang. At the very least seven extortion circumstances in Mumbai other than over dozen in Thane and Navi Mumbai have been registered in opposition to him.
He fled the nation in 2007 and remained elusive, the Mumbai police and Indian businesses have been monitoring Pujari’s actions since then. Round six years in the past, a Crimson Nook Discover was issued in opposition to him.
A number of underworld gangsters have been deported to India in the previous few years together with underworld don Chhota Rajan, Ravi Pujari, and Ejaz Lakdawala.
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Printed on: Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 10:01 PM IST