CHHOTA SHAKEEL

  • Pune: Mumbai Police arrests 3 Chhota Shakeel's gang members plotting to kill BJP leader's relative 16 hours 14 minutes ago

    Pune: Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Thursday arrested three people from Chhota Shakeel's gang who had plotted to kill a BJP leader's relative in Pune. Two of the accused are shooters from the Chhota Shakeel gang named Hussein Shaikh and Ganesh Bilare and the third accused Amin Shaikh is an ex...
  • IPL spot-fixing case: Court declares Dawood, Shakeel proclaimed offenders September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday declared underworld dons Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel proclaimed offenders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal case. In 2013, the Delhi Police had filed a chargesheet alleging that Dawood and Shakeel were behind the IPL spot-fixing scandal that rocked Indian cricket, leading...
  • IPL spotfixing: Court orders property attachment process against Dawood May 31, 2014

    A Delhi court on Saturday ordered initiation of proceedings for attachment of properties against underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, his aide Chhota Shakeel and three others, who are absconding, in connection with the IPL spotfixing scandal case. The order came after Special Cell of Delhi Police informed the court that nonbailable warrants...
  • Sonu Niigaam alleges he's getting threat calls from Chhota Shakeel October 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Singerturnedactor Sonu Niigaam has approached the police alleging he has got threat calls from underworld don Chhota Shakeel. He has told police that Shakeel, a member of the Dawood Ibrahim gang, made several threat calls asking him to change the event management company that will handle his 2014 world...
  • IPL spotfixing case: Confusion over jurisdiction issue August 16, 2013

    New Delhi: An unusual situation was on Friday witnessed in the IPL spotfixing case which reached three different courts due to jurisdiction issue over MCOCA charges, invoked against the accused, including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, his aide Chhota Shakeel and cricketer S Sreesanth. Finally after over 90 minutes, which saw lawyers...
  • IPL spotfixing: Dawood the mastermind, says Delhi Police chargesheet July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Two months after the arrest of the three IPL players, the Special Cell of the Delhi Police has now filed a chargesheet in the IPL spotfixing case. The 5,000page document claims that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel were running the betting and spotfixing scam. The Delhi...
  • Devendra, who attacked Abu Salem, says he spoke to Chhota Shakeel July 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Devendra Baburao Jagtap, accused of firing at Abu Salem last week, told investigators on Thursday that he spoke to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim aide Chhota Shakeel twice from the Taloja Central Jail, Mumbai. Jagtap claimed that a mobile phone was facilitated into the jail by Manoj Lahmane, who is also...
  • IPL spotfixing: NBWs issued against Dawood, Chhota Shakeel June 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Open nonbailable warrants (NBWs) were slapped on Tuesday on underworld dons Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel by a Delhi court in connection with the IPL spotfixing scandal. Additional Sessions Judge Raj Rani Mitra issued open (undated) NBWs against the duo on the plea of Delhi police, which...
  • IPL spotfixing: Delhi Police write to ED to find the money trail June 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police have asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to find the money trail, which the cell suspects originate from Dubai and Pakistan, in the IPL 6. In a letter sent to the Director ED, Ministry of Finance, the special cell said that the spotfixing racket was being run...
  • Delhi Police seek open NBWs for Dawood, Chhota Shakeel June 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday moved an application before a city court seeking open nonbailable warrants (NBWs) against underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel in connection with the IPL spot fixing case. "It has come to our notice that the main bookies and fixers were in touch with Dawood...
  • Spotfixing: 2 cricketers knew about Dawood link, say sources June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police suspects that underworld don and India's most wanted man Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel are behind spotfixing in India Premier League matches. Delhi Police sources claim that at least two arrested cricketers were aware that the bookies worked for Dawood. If the claims are correct then...
  • IPL spotfixing: Dawood, Chhota Shakeel are suspects, say sources June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Sources in the Delhi Police on Tuesday said that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his close aide Chhota Shakeel are suspects in the IPL spotfixing case. In a sensational twist to the scandal, Delhi Police said that Sreesanth and two players were acting at the "command" of the underworld...
  • US puts sanctions on Dawood aides Chhota Shakeel, Tiger Memon May 16, 2012

    The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions against Dawood Ibrahim's two top aides, Chhota Shakeel and Tiger Memon, for their role in drug trafficking in the region. ...
  • US puts sanctions on Dawood Ibrahim's 2 top aides May 16, 2012

    Washington: The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions against underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's two top aides, Chhota Shakeel and Tiger Memon, for their role in drug trafficking in the region. The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Chhota Shakeel and Ibrahim 'Tiger' Memon as Specially...
  • HC admits PIL seeking CBI probe in Dey murder June 16, 2011

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will hear on Thursday a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a CBI probe into the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey. The PIL was filed by a local lawyer VP Patil and also seeks protection for all journalists. The court has clubbed together PILs filed by...
  • 4 detained in connection with J Dey murder June 15, 2011

    Mumbai: Four people reportedly belonging to underworld don Chhota Shakeel's gang have been detained in connection with the murder of Mumbai MidDay journalist Jyotirmoy Dey. All those detained are also connected with the oil and sandalwood smuggling mafia. While two of those arrested are from Mumbra, a small town near Mumbai,...
  • Maharashtra ATS probing IMunderworld nexus May 27, 2010

    Mumbai: Maharashtra AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS), which arrested Pune blast prime suspect Abdul Samad Bhatkal, is probing the possible nexus between underworld and terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) in the case. Though Bhatkal, an alleged IM member, is the prime suspect in the Pune blast case, the ATS on Monday has booked...
  • Plot to kill Sadhvi Pragya's lawyers foiled: police July 10, 2009

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police Friday claimed to have foiled a plot to kill the lawyers of Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, one of the prime accused in last year's blast in Malegaon, and have arrested four men. The police have nabbed four henchmen of the absconding mafia don Chhota Shakeel, believed to...
  • Watch: Maneka writes to PM over threat to Varun's life July 6, 2009

    Maneka says the Govt is not taking Varun's security issue seriously. ...
  • Varun fears threat to life; Maneka slams Govt July 5, 2009

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on Sunday asked the Centre to give him more security after the Delhi Police arrested six alleged gunmen employed by gangster Chhota Shakeel gang to kill the politicians lawyers. Varun, firsttime MP from Pilibhit constituency in Uttar Pradesh, issued a statement in...
  • 6 sharpshooters of Chhota Shakeel held in Delhi: cops July 4, 2009

    New Delhi: Six sharpshooters of Chhota Shakeel one of India's most wanted gangsters were arrested from different parts of the Capital on Saturday, police said adding "some VVIPs" were on their hit list. "All the six work for Chhota Shakeel, who works for Dawood Ibrahim. They were planning to...
  • Slumdog Millionaire actor held for extortion June 23, 2009

    Mumbai: A 21yearold actor who starred in Oscarwinning movie Slumdog Millionaire was arrested for allegedly extorting money and threatening to kill a casting director by posing as brother of underworld don Chhota Shakeel, police said on Monday. The victim, who is also productionhead of Ramanand Sagar...
  • Gang war over Varun hate talk? Don's lawyer killed April 10, 2009

    Mumbai: Varun Gandhi's hate speech seems to have triggered a war between the two top rival underworld gangs of dons Chhota Shakeel and Chhota Rajan. The lawyer of Rashid Malabari, the Chhota Shaekeel shooter who was allegedly planning to hit Varun, was shot dead on Thursday. Naushad Khashim was gunned...
  • UP Police denies reports of threat to Varun's life April 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Pilibhit candidate Varun Gandhi was shifted to Etah jail from a prison in Pilibhit on Tuesday night following reports of underworld don Chhota Shakeel trying to eliminate him. However, Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday said there was no such threat on Varun's life. "There is...
  • Cops probe Priyanka Chopra's 'underworld' links October 5, 2007

    New Delhi: It seems as if the shadow of Chhota Shakeel is determined to haunt Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra. The dusky beauty was called in for questioning by the Mumbai Police on Thursday after her name cropped up during the interrogation of an aide Iqbal Attarwala of the underworld...
  • 4 Chhota Shakeel gang members held April 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Four suspected members of the Chhota Shakeel gang were arrested in Thane district near Mumbai for allegedly issuing extortion threats to two builders, police said in Mumbai on Friday. The gang members, Asif Abubakr Shaikh, Shabbir alias Shakeel Abubakr Shaikh, Aiyaz Abbas Mallick and Sajid Farooq Shaikh were apprehended...
  • Chhota Shakeel aide gets 5 yrs RI March 23, 2007

    New Delhi: The Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court on Friday convicted an aide of gangster Chhota Shakeel and three others for abetting organised crime and sentenced them to five years rigorous imprisonment. The special court also slapped a fine of Rs 50,000 each on Shakeel's aide Rubina Sayed,...
  • Chhota Rajan 'spy' held in Mumbai March 13, 2007

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Tuesday claimed a significant breakthrough after they arrested a Chhota Rajan gang member from outside the highsecurity Arthur Road Jail in central Mumbai Police arrested one Ganesh Bhikaji Sawant from outside the jail premises and recovered one revolver and three rounds of ammo. Sawant was purportedly...
  • Chhota Shakeel's 'big man' killed December 22, 2006

    New Delhi: Underworld don Chhota Shakeels gang seems to be running into major trouble with the law of late. Just days after UP Police Special Task Force arrested four members of the gang from Lucknow, a Mumbai Police team gunned down a "prominent" gang member, Shahnawaz, in a shootout late...
  • Rizvi on the roll with gangster rap December 21, 2006

    Mumbai: He is one Bollywood producer who was in the news for all the wrong reasons. Nazim Rizvi, producer of highly controversial film Chori Chori Chupke Chupke was charged with having links with underworld don Chota Shakeel under whose behest he is believed to have produced the film. Rizvi was...