Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje, the man from India who became a fugitive in a case of murdering dozens of women in his country was arrested in Bali.
“We received notice from Australian Interpol to rescue him upon his arrival in Bali from Sydney, Australia,” said Chief of Criminal Investigation Unit, Denpasar Police, Commissioner Reinhard Nainggolan in Denpasar on Tuesday.
56-year-old man who came alone to take a holiday was arrested by a joint team immediately upon his arrival at Ngurah Rai Airport, Bali, on Sunday (25/10).
In his passport his name is Kumar Mohan. According to Commissioner Reinhard Nainggolan after matching of fingerprints tend to be similarity between Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje withMohan Kumar.
“Until now he is still in Bali Police custody while awaiting for repatriation at the request of the country, because the request has not been received until now,” said Police Commissioner Reinhard Nainggolan.
Meanwhile the Spokesman Head of Bali Police, Sr. Pol Hery Wiyanto added, Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje came to Bali with Garuda Indonesia flight GA715 and arrived at Ngurah Rai Airport, Bali on Sunday (25/10) at 13.15 local time.
“Passport holder of G9273860 is indicated traveling to Indonesia for 15 days. The arrest warrant has been issued in India on 12 October 1994 in the name of the suspect July 9, 1995 Interpol rednotice no. A-360 / 7-1995 has been published. The suspect is a masterminding of the murder of 15-20 murders in India, “said Police Commissioner Hery Wiyanto.
According to him, the suspect fled from India and living in Australia, as tracked, Kumar left Kangaroo land. He set off from Sydney aboard Garuda Indonesia GA-751.
“Interpol Australia who checked the passenger knowing that he was on the way to Bali. Interpol Australia directly submitted a support request to arrest and red notice to Indonesia Interpol,” he said.
Receiving the report, members of Criminal Police Denpasar directly coordinated with the Immigration. Off the plane at around 13:50, the man who was born July 24, 1959 in India was immediately arrested. The suspects who holds the passport number G9273860 is detained at Bali Police.