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Chhota Shakeel's shooter given further three-day police remand

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

A on Tuesday sent gangster Chhota Shakeel's shooter Junaid Chowdhary to further three-day police remand.

Chowdhary was arrested by the special cell of the Police near Gagan Cinema in earlier on June 7.

"Junaid was allegedly hatching a plan to kill Pakistan born Canadian writer and liberal activist Tarek Fateh," said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Pramod Singh Kushwaha.

The police claimed to have recovered a country made pistol and four live cartridges from Junaid's possession.

Earlier, he was apprehended on June 3, along with three other contract killers, identified as Robinson, Yunus and Manish following which they were sent to police remand and interrogated for five days.

Later, they were produced in a which sent them to judicial custody.

Their plan was initially to kill Rajan while on transit to or from before and after hearings, but that was later changed to attack him during his hospital visits.

Earlier, the police had found many audio clips of Chhota Shakeel from Junaid's mobile phone.

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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 16:45 IST