Mumbai: Iqbal Kaskar, the brother of fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim, was tonight arrested by the crime branch of the Thane Police in connection with an investigation into an extortion case, the police said.
Sources confirmed that Iqbal, who stays in Bhendi Bazaar, was arrested from his residence in connection with a case registered against him by a Thane-based builder.
According to the builder, on Iqbal’s demand, he had paid him some money in the past. When his demands did not stop, he approached the Thane police.
“We arrested Iqbal after inquiries confirmed his involvement in the offence. We might arrest some more accused in the case soon,” a Thane police officer said.
Iqbal is the younger brother of Dawood.