NIA detains Chota Shakeel`s associate Salim Fruit after raids at multiple places


The National Investigation Agency (NIA) detained gangster Chhota Shakeel`s aide Salim Qureshi aka Salim Fruit in Mumbai after conducting raids at over 20 places and in adjoining Thane district against associates of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, an official said.

The NIA picked up Qureshi, the husband of Shakeels sister-in-law, from his residence in Bhendi Bazar area of south Mumbai, he said. The central agency conducted raids at a housing society in Mumbais 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, official said. 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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