Police Claim Dawood's Gang Tried To Kill Shatrughan Sinha
Subject: Police Claim Dawood's Gang Tried To Kill Shatrughan Sinha
From: editor.csm.uc.edu (digest editor)
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 94 16:35:37 EDT
News from News India Times
A gang of contract killers were allegedly offered Rs 2 million
to murder Bombay city's Bharatiya Janata Party President Ramdass
Nayak and film star Shatrughan Sinha, by a close associate of
underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, in April, according to the city police.
Joint Commissioner of City Police M.N. Singh said police have
arrested Mohammed Aslam in Bangalore, who confessed that Chota
Shakeel, a close associate of Dawood, had offered money to
murder both the personalities.
He said six member of the gang were arrested from different
parts of the country by the crime branch sleuths.
Nayak was killed in August by unknown gunmen while traveling in
While the attempt on Shatrughan Sinha failed because the driver
of the autorickshaw, in which they were waiting outside Sinha's
residence, developed cold feet and fled when they were about to
shoot the target.