You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Mumbai

Gangster DK Rao arrested in extortion case

DNMUM398563 | 10/13/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :176 | Crime & Law

The Mumbai Crime Branch’s Criminal Intelligence Unit (CIU) on Wednesday arrested gangster DK Rao, a former close aide of gangster Chhota Rajan for allegedly threatening an SRA consultant and demanding a sum Rs 50 lakh.According to the police, in 2013, the complainant was looking forward to develop an SRA project at Antop Hill. For one year, Rao, who was then lodged in jail had been threatening the consultant to back out of the project. Rao wanted to appoint a builder known to him.
Later, Rao’s aides stalled the project work and the complainant was informed that no further work in the project would be carried out without Rao’s permission, police said. “When Rao came out on bail in July 2016 he began to threaten the complainant.
Read full story

Copyright restricted. Under license from   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Mumbai

Nalasopara haul case: ATS fails to furnish evidence
DNMUM422923 | 9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :216

A Special Court on Tuesday refused to extend the police custody of two accused in the Nalasopara Haul case. Liladhar Lodhi (32) and Vasudev Suryavanshi (29) were arrested by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), but they failed to produce any new findings
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Coloured tickets: Box of nostalgia & hassles
DNMUM422924 | 9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :247

The colourful paper tickets that make most Mumbaikars nostalgic, are in fact quite a bane for the BEST conductors. The 12,000-odd conductors have been provided with leather bags -- similar in shape and size to the one where they keep money -- instead
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Want info on shark fin importers: DRI
DNMUM422925 | 9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Somendra Sharma | WC :256

Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials are writing to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to ask Hong Kong authorities to share information on those illegally importing shark fin from Mumbai.
The DRI wants information on all thos
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Food poisoning: 2 still writhe in pain
DNMUM422926 | 9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Dhananjay Khatri | WC :451

Two children died on Monday, while two more have been kept under medical observation after they consumed tea and bread at their Ghatkopar residence. The deceased have been identified as Nandini Yadav (3) and Kishor Yadav (4). As per hospital authorit
Add To LightboxCalculate Price