Aftab Ahmed Khan
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Not to be confused with Aftab Ahmad Khan.
Aftab Ahmed Khan is a former Indian Police Service officer, turned politician from Mumbai, India, noted for his encounter
killings of gangsters from the Mumbai organized crime syndicates.
An officer of the Indian Police Service, Khan was a Deputy Inspector General of Police in Maharashtra state in the 1980s. He
shot into fame with the shootout at the Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri, in which seven gangsters including Maya Dolas and
Dilip Buwa were killed in 1992.
In the mid-1990s, Khan sought to build on his media image by joining politics. Initially expressing interest in joining the
Samajwadi Party, he eventually went with the Janata Dal, with whom he stood elections in the Mumbai North-west
constituency in 1998. 
Currently he helps run a private security agency that he set up in 1996 along with his son.
1. ^ S Hussain Zaidi (1998-02-05). ""Mr Controversy" seeks a clean ticket" . Indian Express. Retrieved 2007-05-23.
2. ^ Syed Firdaus Ashraf (2007-05-22). "Meet the man behind the Lokhandwala shootout" . rediff.com. Retrieved 2007-05-24.
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