Gangster Chhota Rajan returns to Tihar after recovering from COVID-19

NEW DELHI: Jailed gangster Chhota Rajan was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here after he complained of a stomachache, officials said Thursday. A senior jail official said, “Rajan was having a stomachache and was admitted to AIIMS Tuesday. He is likely to be discharged today. However, no official communication has been received on his discharge.”

61-year-old Rajan was admitted at the hospital in on April 24 also after he had tested positive for COVID-19 in Tihar Jail two months earlier. He was brought back to the jail after his recovery. Rajan is lodged at the high-security prison since his arrest upon his deportation from Bali in Indonesia in 2015.