One of India’s most wanted people, the gangster Chhota Rajan (real name: Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje) has been arrested in Bali as he arrived in the resort island. According to reports, the local police got a tip-off from the Australian police and detained him right after his arrival at the island on Sunday.
The Quint has been able to confirm his arrest from sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Bali police spokesperson Heri Wiyanto said that the Bali police were coordinating with Interpol. Mint has quoted Wiyanto as saying that authorities in Bali are coordinating with their Indian counterparts and that it is likely that Rajan will be deported to India.
Stay tuned for further updates.