Former Dawood-gang member Ejaz Lakdawala's aide arrested

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New Delhi, Mar 25: An Uttar Pradesh-based gangster, an associate of fugitive gangster Ejaz Lakdawala, who was earlier associated with Dawood Ibrahim's D Company, has been arrested by Delhi Police.

Mohammed Yusuf alias Miyan was arrested by crime branch from the Alipur area of north Delhi on March 20.

Former Dawood-gang member Ejaz Lakdawala's aide arrested.
He was given a contract to eliminate two businessmen of Mumbai and one in NCR, police claimed.

Yusuf, who is from Bareilly, had hired Punjab-based shooters to execute the job, they alleged.

According to the police, Yusuf was Wednesday presented before the chief judicial magistrate, who sent him to 14 days' judicial custody.

Police said Yusuf has been a former aide of Ejaj Lakdawala, who himself was a former member of the Dawood Ibrahim gang.

"Yusuf gave the contract to eliminate two businessmen of Mumbai and one from the national capital region. He hired Punjab-based shooters for the job. He himself was going to Punjab to meet one of the sharpshooter," said a police officer.

(With inputs from agencies)

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