The special City Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) has been successful in cracking the 2 year old Rohan Redekar’s kidnapping case. The kidnapping was part of the gang run by notorious ganster Rashid Malbari, an aide of Dubai-based underworld don Chhota Shakeel. 6 people were arrested in this regards on Sunday.
Speaking to the media, City Police Commissioner T G Krishna Bhatta identified the accused as former Zilla Panchayat President Nazir Nadaf, Mujaffar Mohammad Shaikh, Imtiyaz A Dalayat, Jatin Arjun Kadam, Sarfaraz and one more.
Krishna Bhatta further said Malbari was heading the gang which was allegedly supported Nadaf.
He said during the initial police interrogation, Nadaf has admitted that the Malbari gang was responsible for the kidnapping of Rohan Suresh Redekar (23) about 2 years ago. He was allegedly murdered by the gang on the same day and his dead body was thrown in jungles from Chorla Ghat.
The said gang also has many cases against them which include Ashish Rajan murder case of Goa and Ayaz Ahmed murder case of Mumbai apart from kidnapping case of Aslam builder of Mumbai.
Nadaf had kept the gang and Malbari was also staying at the farm house of Nadaf by the name of Mamu near Asundi in Savadatti taluka.
Infact it was Nadaf who told the gang that Redekar has lots of money and if his son is kidnapped they can get a lot of money. It is also said that Nadaf and Redekar wre good friends.