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NIA detains Chota Shakeel's associate Salim Fruit in Mumbai after raids at multiple places

NIA conducts raids at 20 locations In Mumbai on underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's close aides

Rajiv Singh Reported by: Rajiv Singh Mumbai Updated on: May 09, 2022 14:20 IST
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NIA detains Chota Shakeel's associate Salim Fruit in Mumbai after raids at multiple places

Highlights

  • Central agency conducted raids against associates of Dawood Ibrahim
  • NIA picked up Qureshi, husband of Shakeel's sister-in-law, from his residence in Bhendi Bazar
  • In February this year, ED had questioned Qureshi as part of its probe in a money laundering case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday morning detained gangster Chhota Shakeel's aide Salim Qureshi aka Salim Fruit in Mumbai after conducting raids at over 20 places here and in adjoining Thane district against associates of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

The NIA picked up Qureshi, the husband of Shakeel's sister-in-law, from his residence in Bhendi Bazar area of south Mumbai. 

The central agency conducted raids at a housing society in Mumbai's Nagpada area, Bhendi Bazar, Santacruz, Mahim, Goregaon areas of Mumbai, Mumbra in Thane and other places against associates of Dawood Ibrahim. Several hawala operators and drug peddlers were allegedly associated with Ibrahim.

In February this year, the Enforcement Directorate had questioned Qureshi as part of its probe in a money laundering case linked to Dawood Ibrahim.

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