Mumbai: Underworld Don Dawood Ibrahim’s brother Iqbal Kaskar has been detained by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in Mumbai on Wednesday in connection with a drugs case in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the reports, twenty-five kg of charas was being brought from Jammu and Kashmir to Punjab and to be distributed in Mumbai from there.Also Read - Nawab Malik Files Special Leave Petition in Supreme Court Seeking Immediate Release
To recall, the NCB had earlier arrested drug peddler Haris Khan over his alleged links with gangster Parvez Khan alias Chinku Pathan, an associate of Dawood Ibrahim. Also Read - Explained: What Is The Case Against Nawab Mallik That Led To His Arrest
The NCB had arrested Haris Khan after conducting series of 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”. Also Read - Mumbai Court Remands Dawood Ibrahim's Brother Iqbal Kaskar To 7-Day ED custody In Money Laundering Case
Who is Iqbal Kaskar
Iqbal Kaskar is the younger brother of notorious underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. He was born to Ibrahim Kaskar and Amina Bi. Iqbal was born and grew up in Dongri’s Temkar Mohalla area. Iqbal is one of 11 siblings – six brothers and five sisters.
Iqbal’s father worked in the Mumbai Police as a head constable and his mother was a housewife.
According to the reports, Iqbal has 113 encounters to his credit. Iqbal has been arrested many times in the past for extortion.
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