Chhota Rajan (file picture)
Chhota Rajan (file picture)

Chhota Rajan convicted in journalist murder case

ANI | Updated: May 02, 2018 13:49 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 02 (ANI): A Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court in Mumbai, on Wednesday, convicted gangster Chhota Rajan in the murder case of journalist Jyotirmay Dey.

Journalists Jigna Vora and Joseph Paulsen were also acquitted by the court in the case.

The verdict comes nearly seven years after Dey was shot dead in suburban Mumbai.

Rajendra S. Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan, who according to reports had sanctioned Dey's murder, is currently lodged in Tihar Central Jail in New Delhi.

Dey had written two books: 'Khallas: An A to Z Guide to the Underworld' and 'Zero Dial: The Dangerous World of Informers'. (ANI)

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