Mumbai, Feb 23 (PTI) Gangster Ravi Pujari was brought
here from Bengaluru on Tuesday and produced before a special
court which remanded him in the custody of Mumbai police till
March 9 in a case of firing in 2016.
Earlier, Pujari was brought to India from South Africa
in February last year after being on the run for several years
and was lodged in a jail in Bengaluru.
A Mumbai police team on Saturday left for Bengaluru
after a court in Karnataka allowed the gangster”s handover in
connection with the firing incident that took place in Vile
Parle area here on October 21, 2016.
Following the incident, case was registered under
provisions of the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised
Crime Act (MCOCA).
Pujari was brought to Mumbai from Bengaluru by road on
Tuesday morning, a police official said.
The Mumbai police”s anti-extortion cell, which is
conducting a probe into the case, produced him before a
special MCOCA court here.
Special Judge D E Kothalikar remanded Pujari in the
police”s custody till March 9.
Seven associates of Pujari are already in jail in this
case, police earlier said.
Pujari, hailing from Udupi in Karnataka, ran an
extortion racket from abroad that targeted businessmen and
film personalities, they said. PTI AVI/DC
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