Kheerat and Jags first arrive in Walford to confront Ben Mitchell after he steals Kheerat's car. They threaten retaliation unless the car is returned. When Ben fails to deliver, Jags kidnaps Lola Pearce, but Kheerat berates him for this and later agrees to let her go after Ben promises to repay them. Kheerat threatens Ben's daughter Lexi Pearce as they are leaving. Jags starts to have an interest in the pest control business after Walford East was reported to have an incident with a rat. He later appears at Fox & Hair and plants rat droppings whilst Sheree Trueman wasn't looking. Jags tries to convince Sheree that the salon has a rat infestation, however Sheree sees through his tactics and kicks him out.