Iqbal Mirchi, an accused in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts and a close aide of Dawood Ibrahim, died of heart attack in London.
A sprawling bungalow of fugitive
druglord Iqbal Mirchi, overseeing picturesque Upper Lake here,
finally went under the hammer for Rs 7.5 crore.
British prosecutors, investigating
the case against Iqbal Mirchi, have dropped charges that he threatened to kill a man in the UK.
Iqbal Memon alias Mirchi, whose
extradition is being sought by India in connection with the
1993 Mumbai blast case, says he wants to return to India but
was being unnecessarily victimised.
Mumbai police probing the killing of
senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey on Sunday said that the reporter
might have met underworld don Dawood Ibrahim`s key aide
Iqbal Mirchi in April in London.
Iqbal Mirchi, the right hand man of
underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, was on Thursday remanded to judicial custody
by a British court.
Iqbal Mirchi, the right hand man of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and an accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, has been charged with threatening to
kill a 41-year-old person, police sources said on Thursday.
In order to expedite extradition of
underworld don Dawood Ibrahim`s key aide Iqbal Memon alias
`Iqbal Mirchi`, who was arrested in London, a dossier is being
prepared, police said.
Menon was arrested by Scotland Yard in
1995 on drugs and terrorism charges in connection with a series of bomb blasts in Mumbai in 1993.
Maharashtra govt has asked
CBI Interpol wing to obtain custody of gangster Iqbal Mirchi,
held in London, and hand him over to it.
Gangster Iqbal Mirchi owns a sprawling bungalow on the banks of the Upper Lake in the city and its estimated market value is close to Rs 10 crore.
61-year-old Memon is wanted by Mumbai police in connection with cases related to drug peddling and 1993 Mumbai
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