The police have additional alleged that Pujari ran an extortion racket from overseas that focused businessmen and movie personalities
Mumbai: Gangster Ravi Pujari was dropped at Mumbai from Bengaluru on Tuesday and produced earlier than a particular court docket which remanded him within the custody of Mumbai police until 9 March in a case of firing in 2016.
Earlier, Pujari was dropped at India from South Africa in February final yr after being on the run for a number of years and was lodged in a jail in Bengaluru.
A Mumbai police group on Saturday left for Bengaluru after a court docket in Karnataka allowed the gangster’s handover in reference to the firing incident that befell in Vile Parle space on 21 October, 2016.
Following the incident, case was registered underneath provisions of the stringent Maharashtra Management of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA).
Pujari was dropped at Mumbai from Bengaluru by street on Tuesday morning, a police official stated.
The Mumbai police’s anti-extortion cell, which is conducting a probe into the case, produced him earlier than a particular MCOCA court docket.
Particular Choose D E Kothalikar remanded Pujari within the police’s custody until 9 March.
Seven associates of Pujari are already in jail on this case, police earlier stated.
Pujari, hailing from Udupi in Karnataka, ran an extortion racket from overseas that focused businessmen and movie personalities, they stated.
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