One of India's most wanted criminals Chhota Rajan was arrested in Bali in Indonesia on Sunday after arriving in the country from Australia. 

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in India reportedly made a request to Indonesian police through the Interpol to arrest Chhota Rajan, the Press Trust of India reported. 

Rajan, whose real name is Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje, is wanted in India for a series of crimes including murders, and had been flagged by Interpol in 1995.

Chhota Rajan was also an aide to Dawood Ibrahim, one of the most wanted men in India. 

Rajan arrived in Bali from Sydney on Sunday and was apprehended by Indonesian authorities. He is likely to be deported to India. 

"We received information from police in Canberra yesterday (Sunday) about the red notice for a murderer,"  Bali police spokesman Heri Wiyanto told AFP. 

The Australian Federal Police had reportedly alerted Indian authorities last month that Rajan was living in Australia under a different name.