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CBI takes over two more cases related to Chhota Rajan

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The CBI has taken over investigation in two 25-year old murder cases in allegedly involving gangster Chhota Rajan, who is in the judicial custody, officials said.

Both the cases were registered in station in 1993 with one pertaining to the murder of a hotel owner's relative and another of the brother of

In one case it was alleged that, on May 27, 1993 at 19:30 hrs, two unidentified shooters fired bullets at Ashok Krishna Shetty, cousin of Karianna Shetty, the owner of the

Ashok succumbed to wounds while his friend with whom he was was sitting, Sadanand Suvamna, was injured in the attack.

The second case was related to killing of the brother of a on September 10, 1993 by unidentified shooter.

It is alleged that when Dilip Hansraj Mota was going with his brother Muksh alias Bharat, along with Mohram, by road, an unknown person fired from a revolver which killed Mukesh, they said.

The police which was probing the matter earlier had filed charge sheets in both cases but the government handed a total of 71 cases, in which role of was suspected, to the CBI after Rajan was deported from in November, 2015, they said.

These two cases were part of cases referred to the CBI by the state government, they said.

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 20:40 IST