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NIA conducts raids on premises of Dawood Ibrahim's aides in Mumbai, one detained

By, New Delhi
May 09, 2022 12:10 PM IST

The NIA raids were underway on premises of Dawood Ibrahim's associates in Nagpada, Goregaon, Borivali, Santacruz, Mumbra, Bhendi Bazar and other places.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday conducted raids at several locations in Mumbai against associates of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim. The raids by the the counter-terror agency included locations related to hawala operators.

A visual from Grant Road in Mumbai where NIA raids were underway. (ANI Twitter)
A visual from Grant Road in Mumbai where NIA raids were underway. (ANI Twitter)

A PTI report said officers of the anti-terror agency detained Salim Qureshi aka Salim Fruit, an associate of detained gangster Chhota Shakeel, from his residence in Mumbai during the raid. Some important documents also seized.

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

The NIA raids were underway on premises of Ibrahim's aides in western suburbs like Bandra, Santacruz and Borivali and south Mumbai’s Nagpada and Parel areas.

“Several hawala operators and drug peddlers were associated with Ibrahim and the NIA had registered (a case) in this regard in February. Raids began today,” a statement from the federal agency was cited by ANI.

It is a developing story.

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