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NCB detains Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar in drugs case

During the investigation of a drugs case, the agency obtained some important clues in relation to the underworld linked with the terror funding.

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NCB detains Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar in drugs case
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Gangster and Mumbai serial blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim`s brother Iqbal Kaskar has been taken into custody by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in a drugs case, the agency said on Wednesday.

As per the NCB, during the investigation of a drugs case the agency obtained some important clues in relation to the underworld linked with the terror funding." During questioning of the accused in the matter, some links were found related to Dawood Ibrahim`s brother Iqbal Kaskar. Kaskar has been taken into custody," it said.

Kaskar is currently lodged in Thane jail. He is being interrogated at the NCB Mumbai office after his name allegedly cropped up during investigations into various drugs cases being probed by the central agency in the past one year.

The Anti-Extortion Cell (AEC) of Thane Police had arrested Kaskar in September 2017 on the charges of extortion. He was charged under the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA). 

The arrest was made on the basis of a complaint filed by a builder, who alleged that the fugitive don`s brother had been extorting money from him since 2013.

(With agency inputs)

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