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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.
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