- AIIMS refutes allegations of his death on Friday
- Admitted in AIIMS on April 26th after he tested positive for Covid
New Delhi: The news that gangster Chhota Rajan died was refuted by AIIMS officials. After Rajan was tested positive for COVID, he was admitted in AIIMS, Delhi, but on Friday news circulated that the gangster had succumbed to novel Corona virus.
61 year old Rajan is in Tihar jail, New Delhi, after his deportation from Bali, Indonesia, in 2015. Rajan is facing as many as 70 criminal cases pertaining to extortion and murder in Mumbai and on Monday, Jailor of Tihar jail informed court that they could not produce Chhota as he was tested positive for COVID. Later he was admitted in AIIMS for treatment.
Rajendra Sadashiv Nikaljee, popularly known as Chhota Rajan, was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in 2018 in connection to the murder of Journalist Jyotirmoy Dey.