Over 12,000 women tied rakhis to Mumbai Police 'encounter specialist,' Pradeep Sharma on Sunday, on the occasion of Rakhi festival. Sharma is an officer with the Mumbai Police and has been responsible for the ending of Mumbai gang wars of the 80s. He is also said to have encountered and killed over 300 criminals. Pradeep Sharma said that the women are all members of a foundation that trains women in various skills. At present he is in the Police force and might join politics later, he said.