Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar arrested in drugs case
Mumbai, June 23: Mumbai serial blasts case mastermind Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar has been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau in Mumbai.
The NCB has confirmed taking Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar into its custody in drugs case. Kaskar was arrested by police in neighbouring Thane in an extortion case. On Wednesday, after his arrest in the drugs case, he was brought to the NCB''s office at Ballard Estate in south Mumbai
Kaskar''s involvement was found in connection with the seizure of 15 kg of hashish, a contraband, following which he was taken into custody, the official said without divulging any further details.
Earlier, the probe agency had arrested drug peddler Haris Khan over his alleged links with gangster and drug peddler Parvez Khan alias Chinku Pathan, an associate of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.
Khan was arrested after an NCB team raids at various locations in suburban Andheri, Lokhandwala and Bandra.
An official told news agency PTI that Khan was arrested in connection with the Chinku Pathan drugs case, "but his role in the drug case linked to Rajput's death will also be investigated".