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Odisha: Notorious Gangster Shakil's Girlfriend Arrested In Cuttack

01 January 2020

Bikash Sharma

Cuttack: The Commissionerate of Police today arrested the girlfriend of notorious gangster Shakil on charges of extortion. She was allegedly involved in demanding money from a trader based in Buxi Bazar area.

The accused has been identified as Nasarin Khan (24) alias Daisy. She is a resident of Kesharpur area under Purighat police limits.  According to the police, the woman was assisting Shakil to extort Rs 10 lakh from the city-based businessman.

Special Squad and Dargha Bazar police formed a joint team to nab the woman. She was also assisting Shakil in his illegal gun business, the police said.

Shakil is currently lodged in Choudwar jail. However, he was carrying out his illegal activities with the help of his girlfriend. Earlier, Shakil's father and four associates have been arrested in this connection.

Akhileshvar Singh, DCP, Cuttack