Scribe murder: 3 men from Chota Shakeel gang detained

Scribe murder: 3 men from Chota Shakeel gang detained

"Three people have been detained. We are probing their role (in the case). We want to be sure (of their involvement in the crime) before jumping to a conclusion...," a senior crime branch official told PTI on condition of anonymity.

The three were believed to be working for fugitive gangster Shakeel, the right hand man of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, and their antecedents were being verified, he said.

Jyotirmoy Dey (56), Editor (Special Investigation), with Mid Day, who extensively covered underworld and crime for over two decades, was shot dead in broad daylight by four motorbike-borne assailants at Powai on June 11. .

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