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Dawood's accomplice remanded to police custody till April 26

Written by: Staff

Mumbai, Apr 15 (UNI) A woman operative of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, who was brought to Mumbai today after being arrested in Hyderabad on Thursday, has been remanded to police custody till April 26 by a local court here.

Investigating Officer Suryakant Talekar said Parveen Sultana Yunus (50) was arrested from Hyderabad by the detection crime branch (DCB) unit of Mumbai police, while fake currency worth Rs 12.5 lakh was also seized from her house in Bagikhana area there. Her photographs with other Dawood operatives and his brother Noora were also seized.

He also said during interrogation, she admitted to her association with the Dawood gang.

Parveen had made some trips to Dubai in the last one year and brought back fake currency worth several lakhs, printed there by Dawood's gang. The currency was later circulated in the Indian market, he said.

However, Mr Talekar refused to divulge any further details of the probe.

Parveen was arrested on April 13 in Hyderabad following a raid conducted at her house in Bagikhana there, with the aid of city police. After securing her transit remand from a local court there, she was brought here this afternoon.

Later, she was produced before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate S Y Shisode, who remanded her to police custody.


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