The Maharashtra police on Tuesday detained Nilesh Paredkar,a close aide of the gangster Chhota Rajan.
Police said Nilesh Paradkar alia Appa is also booked under various cases of serious crime.He is also known for handling and operating illegal companies owned by Rajan even after being in jail.
“A specific information was received that Pardkar was hiding in a hotel in Sindhudurg. Following the information, a special team was formed to nab the accused,” a senior police official said.
Further investigation in the matter is underway and police have not yet termed this as an arrest.