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Dawood Ibrahim’s brother Iqbal Kaskar Arrested by Thane Crime Branch
Dawood Ibrahim’s younger brother Iqbal Kaskar Arrested by Thane Crime Branch.Iqbal was arrested for extortion. He has been arrested from his house in Mumbai. Apart from Iqbal, four more people have been arrested.The arrest was made by Pradeep Sharma, a former encounter specialist who heads the AEC (Anti-Extortion cell) of the Thane Police. The case was filed following the complaint of a Mumbai-based builder.
The Thane Anti-Extortion Cell, led by encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma, took Kaskar in for questioning from his Mumbai residence in the evening. He was later arrested. “Kaskar called a builder from Thane around four months ago and tried to extort money from him. The builder lodged a complaint with the police a few days ago. When we traced the number, we confirmed it was Kaskar’s,” a police officer from the anti-extortion cell said.
Accusation of threatening case Against Iqbal kaskar
“We have questioned Kaskar about the call. We have detained him as a prime suspect in the case,” the officer added. Kaskar, who was deported from the United Arab Emirates in 2003, is said to be operating his brother’s real estate business in the city, the police said.He was wanted in a murder case and the Sara Sahara illegal construction case. However, he was acquitted in both the cases in 2007.
This is Sharma’s first big case since taking over the anti-extortion cell last month. He was previously posted with the Mumbai police, but dismissed from service in August 2008 for his alleged close ties to the underworld.
About Pradeep sharma AEC (Anti-Extortion cell)
Pradeep Sharma is a serving officer in the police force of Mumbai,India. Pradeep Sharma complete notability as an “encounter specialist” with the Mumbai Encounter Squad and was involved with the deaths of as many as 312 criminals. On 31 August 2008 he was discharged from the Mumbai police on charges of corruption but was reinstated on 16th August, 2017 after he was proven innocent of those charges.