NIA Arrests Close Aide Of Chhota Shakeel Arrested In Mumbai


Mumbai: Salim Qureshi, a relative of Dawood Ibrahim’s right-hand man Chhota Shakeel has been arrested by the National Investigative Agency from Mumbai.

According to NIA sources, Qureshi, who also goes by the name Salim Fruit, was detained by the anti-terror agency in May this year after raids against associates of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim at over 20 places in Mumbai and Thane. He was also extensively questioned by the agency.

The NIA had also filed an FIR against Dawood Ibrahim, Chhota Shakeel and the gangster’s close associates.

According to the FIR, a special unit was created by Dawood Ibrahim from Pakistan to plot and carry out terror attacks in India. The work of this unit was to target and attack political leaders in India.

Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel conspired to incite riots in India from Pakistan, the FIR further said.

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