Rajan was discovered Covid-19 positive within the Tihar Jail on April 22 and admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on April 24.
“Information of loss of life of Tihar jail inmate Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje @ Chhota Rajan s/o Sadashiv Nikalje is fallacious,” Director Common (Prisons) Sandeep Goel stated.
Rajan, 61, is lodged on the excessive safety jail since his arrest after deportation from Bali in Indonesia in 2015.
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All of the prison circumstances pending towards him in Mumbai have been transferred to the CBI and a particular courtroom was constituted to attempt them.
An assistant jailor of the Tihar jail telephonically had knowledgeable the periods courtroom that they might not produce Rajan through video convention earlier than the decide for listening to in a case because the gangster had examined constructive for Covid-19 and admitted to the AIIMS.
Rajan was going through as many as 70 prison circumstances pertaining to extortion and homicide in Mumbai.
In 2018, Rajan was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment within the 2011 homicide case of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey.
Final week, the particular CBI courtroom in Mumbai acquitted Rajan and his aide in reference to the homicide of Hanif Kadawala, an accused within the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts case.
With company inputs