Crime

Prize catch

Print edition : November 27, 2015

Chotta Rajan being escorted by plainclothesmen for questioning in Bali, Indonesia, on October 29. Photo: Firdia Lisnawati/AP

The veteran trade union leader Datta Samant wth mill workers during his election campaign in Mumbai South Central constituency in 1996. Samant was gunned down in 1997 by contract killers allegedly working for Chhota Rajan. Photo: PTI/THE HINDU ARCHIVES

The senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey seen in a handout picture released by Mid-Day on June 11, 2011. Dey too was shot dead by killers allegedly working for Chhota Rajan. Photo: AFP

Dawood Ibrahim.

The intelligence apparatus hopes the arrest of Chhota Rajan will lead to information that helps bring Dawood Ibrahim to book, but many people feel that a breakthrough may be unlikely.
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