The Gujarat Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) arrested a history-sheeter working for an aide of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim, officers stated on Saturday.
Babu Solanki, needed in offences of theft, try to homicide and extortion was arrested close to Adalaj in Gandhinagar whereas he was transferring in the direction of Mehsana, an ATS launch stated.
Solanki works for gangster Sharif Khan who’s an aide of Ibrahim and is reportedly holed up in Pakistan.
Solanki was charged in a case investigated by Gujarat ATS associated to extortion, legal intimidation, legal conspiracy, amongst others.
A gang led by him is accused of making an attempt to extort Rs 10 crore from two Ahmedabad-based businessmen on behalf of a inventory market dealer primarily based in Unjha in Mehsana.
Solanki had fled to Mumbai and labored as a bodyguard there however continued to commit crimes in Gujarat, it stated.
He’s concerned in 4 offences of theft, homicide, and extortion in Mumbai, Surat, Sidhpur in Patan district and Ahmedabad between 1999 and 2019, the ATS stated.
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