A Delhi court today sent former MLA Rambeer Shokeen, who has been chargesheeted along with alleged gangster Neeraj Bawana and others in a case under MCOCA, to three days' police custody to unearth the larger conspiracy. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Dass sent Shokeen to custody of Delhi Police after he was produced before the court. The police told the court that accused was to be confronted with the other accused persons, including Bawana, arrested in the case. Shokeen, who was declared a proclaimed offender by the court on August 26 last year, was apprehanded yesterday by the police. In February this year, a court here had denied anticipatory bail to the accused, saying there was incriminating evidence showing he had played an active role in a crime syndicate. The Special Cell of Delhi Police had chargesheeted 10 persons, including Neeraj and Shokeen, for alleged offences punishable under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) provisions. Besides Neeraj and Shokeen, the police has chargesheeted Neeraj's elder brother Pankaj Sehrawat and other arrested members of the syndicate -- Sunil Rathi, Amit Malik alias Bhura, Naveen Dabas, Rahul Dabas, Naveen Hooda, Deepak Dabas and Gurpreet Singh in the case. The police, which had named 163 persons as prosecution witnesses in the case, claimed that these accused were involved in several criminal cases.
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