Delhi, 1 Oct: A Delhi court has issued an open non-bailable warrant against India’s most wanted man Dawood Ibrahim and his accomplice Chhota Shakeel for allegedly hiring assailants to kill a leader of a right-wing outfit.
The order was passed by Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Dass on a plea filed by Special Cell of Delhi Police demanding issuance of an NBW against the two who had allegedly hatched a conspiracy to kill the president of Akhil Bhartiya Hindu Mahasabha Swami Chakrapani.
Reportedly last year in Mumbai an auction was conducted by the government of India in which Swami Chakrapani had bought a Dawood Ibrahim’s car for Rs. 32,000 . However, the car was later burnt in Ghaziabad to show that “Dawood has no power and no one fears him.”.
As per preliminary reports, fugitive Mafia Dawood and Chota Shakeel planned to kill Akhil Bhartiya Hindu Mahasabha leader Swami Chakrapani by hiring goons.
In June this year, four persons — Junaid, Roger, Yunus and Manish — were arrested as they were allegedly planning to kill the right wing leader.
Police claimed that during interrogation, Junaid revealed that Shakeel had given them money to kill Chakrapani to teach him a lesson for setting Dawood’s car on fire.
In the text message exchanged between Junaid and Shakeel and other accused, it was found that they were also hatching a conspiracy to kill Chhota Rajan currently in Delhi’s Tihar Jail.
Two pistols and ten live cartridges were also recovered from their possession, police said.
Indian police are unable to trace the whereabouts of the don Dawood accused of masterminding the 1993 Mumbai blasts that claimed 257 lives. He is reported to be hiding in Pakistan where he runs a crime syndicate.