Thane Anti-Extortion Cell arrested Iqbal kaskar, the brother of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in connection with a case of extortion.
A former encounter specialist who heads the Anti-Extortion Cell of Thane police took the charge of Kaskar’s arrest along with 2 others on Monday evening.
According to sources, Kaskar had been threatening builders on behalf of his elder brother Dawood Ibrahim by demanding huge extortion money. Also, two more builders from Thane and Mumbra had appeared in connection to the case.
A senior police official said, “The builder had approached Kaskar in the past to settle a dispute pertaining to a plot, in lieu of which he demanded four houses from the builder, which he obliged. However, when Kaskar recently asked for one more property, the builder approached the Thane police and lodged a complaint. We are interrogating the accused and more arrests are likely in the case.”
As per reports, Kaskar will be possibly booked under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA).