Victoria Police have charged a second man with murder over the death of a former associate of drug kingpin Tony Mokbel.

A 27-year-old Dandenong man has been charged over the shooting of Mitat Rasimi and will face the Melbourne Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

The man was arrested in the Melbourne suburb of Springvale after 4pm on Tuesday.

A 25-year-old Hampton Park man had previously been charged with murder and is currently remanded awaiting trial on April 9.

Melbourne underworld figure Nabil Maghnie was arrested in November over the killing of drug trafficker Mitat Rasimi, but was released without charge.

Rasimi, a 51-year-old convicted criminal and former associate of Mokbel, was found dead in his car with gunshot wounds after crashing into a pole at Dandenong on March 3 last year.

Source: 9News