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Iqbal Kaskar booked for new extortion case in Thane

ANI | Updated: Oct 03, 2017 18:39 IST

Thane (Maharashtra) [India], October 3 (ANI): Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's younger brother Iqbal Kaskar and his gang members on Tuesday were booked for a new extortion case in Thane.

Earlier on Sunday Kaskar and two other accused were sent to judicial custody till October 13 by the Thane Court in connection with an extortion case.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) commenced investigating Kaskar, his aides Israr Z Saiyyad and Mumtaz A Shaikh and others on September 26.

Kaskar was arrested on September 18 on the charges of extortion from his Mumbai residence after a complaint was filed by a builder who was facing extortion threats since 2013.

The builder was taken into confidence and a complaint of extortion was registered at the Kasarvadavali Police Station.

It is unclear as of now if Dawood was involved personally in his brother's extortion rackets or not. (ANI)