Gangster Ravi Pujari was dropped at Mumbai from Bengaluru on Tuesday and produced earlier than a particular courtroom which remanded him within the custody of Mumbai police till March 9 in a case of firing in 2016.
Earlier, Pujari was dropped at India from South Africa in February final 12 months after being on the run for a number of years and was lodged in a jail in Bengaluru.
A Mumbai police group on Saturday left for Bengaluru after a courtroom in Karnataka allowed the gangster’s handover in reference to the firing incident that befell in Vile Parle space on October 21, 2016.
Following the incident, case was registered beneath provisions of the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act.
Pujari was dropped at Mumbai from Bengaluru by street on Tuesday morning, a police official stated.
The Mumbai police’s anti-extortion cell, which is conducting a probe into the case, produced him earlier than a particular MCOCA courtroom.
Special Judge D E Kothalikar remanded Pujari within the police’s custody till March 9.
Seven associates of Pujari are already in jail on this case, police earlier stated.
Pujari, hailing from Udupi in Karnataka, ran an extortion racket from overseas that focused businessmen and movie personalities, they stated.