Sources said that while Shabnam Guesthouse in Bhendi Bazar was auctioned for Rs 3.053 crore, Dawood’s ancestral property, Damarwala building at Pakmodia street, was sold for Rs 3.53 crore.
On Tuesday, officials arranged for a physical inspection of the three premises. Prospective bidders were allowed to examine the properties up for sale between 11 am and 1 pm.
The gangster is the key accused in the case of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts that left nearly 257 people dead, 713 seriously injured and destroyed properties worth Rs 27 crore.
On September 23, activist Anajli Damania allegedly received a call from a landline number, which a phone number identification application showed belonged to a person named “Dawood 2”.
Apart from Iqbal Kaskar, those remanded in police custody include Israel Sayyad, Mumtaz Shaikh and Pankaj Gangar, an alleged financier.
6 flats in Damarwala building, Hotel Raunaq Afroz on Pakmodia Street and Shabnam Guest House at Bhendi Bazaar to be auctioned under SAFEMA
Naming of the three terrorists, who have conducted terror attacks in India leading to hundreds of deaths, is being perceived as a significant takeaway from the India-EU summit.
Dawood’s brother Anees Ibrahim Kaskar has also been named as an accused in the FIR.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (crime) Abhishek Trimukhe said: “A fourth arrest of one Pankaj Gangar has been made in the extortion case involving Iqbal Kaskar on Thursday.”
Nearly two years after the failed attempt of the Finance Ministry to auction fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s properties under the Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Forfeiture of Property) (SAFEMA) Act, 1976, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is now preparing to auction his properties. The development comes after the TADA court, which recently pronounced the […]
Dawood’s brother Iqbal Kaskar was taken into custody from his sister Haseena Parkar’s house in Nagpada area of central Mumbai by a team led by encounter specialist and the anti-extortion cell’s senior police inspector Pradeep Sharma on September 18.
In May 2011, Kaskar’s driver died in an attack and Dawood stopped calling him as he was not paying heed to his advice, Kaskar is believed to have told interrogators.
Congress communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala said it was unfortunate that Dawood’s wife came to meet her father in Mumbai in 2016 and the Modi government and its agencies “kept sleeping”.
Damania took to Twitter alleging that around 12.33 am, she received a threat call asking her to withdraw all cases against former Maharashtra finance minister and BJP MLA Eknath Khadse.
According to the police, when he was questioned about the recent activities of Dawood Ibrahim and his gang, Kaskar claimed that he had not been talking to his brother.