Who was Anil Dujana? Know why his name was in the list released by the UP government
Dujana, 43, once one of the most wanted gangsters of western UP, had exchanged rings with Puja, a resident of Baghpat, right outside the court. Additional District Judge (II) Surajpur Complex Gautam Buddha Nagar In February 2019 where he was brought from jail for the hearing of the case.
“The police team was in the court and it was a dramatic turn of events,” a police officer told PTI. Some of Dujana’s supporters and associates reached the court garlanding the couple. old episode.
While not much is known about their wedding, a police official said that Dujana tied the knot in February 2021 in a low-key affair with Pooja, who was in her early 20s at the time.
The official said that 65 FIRs have been registered against the dreaded gangster in cases ranging from robbery to extortion, betel nut killing to land grabbing, illegal sand mining, kidnapping etc.
Gautam Buddh Nagar has the maximum number of 49 cases against him, Ghaziabad four, Muzaffarnagar eight and Bulandshahr and Delhi two each, the official said.
Another IPS officer probing cases involving Dujana said that during his heyday, Dujana’s menace spread across Noida and Greater Noida, where his gang extorted money even in white-collar jobs.
“He had a hand in contracts related to the real estate sector, transport, scrap dealing, infrastructure works etc. His influence at one point of time reached such a level that it involved deciding whose Uniflex posters and banners would be displayed in Noida. Will be installed on the roads of Greater Noida,” the senior official told PTI.
“Strengthening his criminal muscles, Dujana once opened fire on who would get transport contracts among private companies in Gautam Buddh Nagar. He not only hired small transporters but also big transporters with fleets of dozens of buses or trucks,” the officer said. also threatened.”
According to police records, Dujana, a resident of Greater Noida’s Dujana village, was involved in the world of crime in 2002, when a murder case was registered against him at Ghaziabad’s Kavi Nagar police station.
In 2014, he was booked under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) over a case registered at Chhapar police station in Muzaffarnagar, records show.
(With PTI inputs)