DNA | Last Modified - Nov 26, 2011, 03:16 AM IST
Mumbai: The crime branch believes so; and it is the main angle of their investigation following Jigna J Vora's arrest on Friday. An officer said Dey was planning to write a book on fugitive gangster Chhota Rajan. He was in touch with another gangster and close aide of Rajan, Farid Tanasha. "Tanasha had gone to Pakistan to kill Dawood along with Vicky Malhotra and Rohit Verma," the officer said. "The book was supposed to be on that operation." Dey tried to scoop out exclusive details from Tanasha, he said. "During investigations we found that Vora was unhappy with Dey's growing closeness with Tanasha."
The police want to interrogate her extensively to find out details of the sequence of events that led to Dey's killing. "Some loose ends are still there. We are absolutely certain that we will fix it soon. Prima facie, she seems to be involved," commissioner Arup Patnaik said. He, however, added that a person is necessarily not guilty just because the police have arrested him. "If we fail to gather concrete evidence against her, we may have to release her under section 169 of the Criminal Procedure Code."
Joint commissioner (crime branch) Himanshu Roy said the police had sought an extension of 30 days from the court to file the charge sheet because "we had information on Vora's role". "We have enough evidence regarding her role in Dey's killing," Roy said.