Update: The MCOCA court has given seven-day remand of Riwzan Kaskar and his two of his associates including Ahmed Raza to the Mumbai Police.
The Mumbai Police has invoked a stringent law against the nephew of gangster Dawood Ibrahim's nephew Rizwan Kaskar who was caught in July. In a huge setback to the underworld kingpin, Kaskar faces MCOCA charges. In another setback, his associate Ahmed Raza Vadharia was picked up by the police from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport a few after Kaskar's apprehension.
Kaskar and his associates have been charged with MCOCA based after the Mumbai Crime Branch invoked the law following the inputs they received after four days of questioning. The officers had said several international calls were made by him for extortion and that his family members were involved in the case.
In July, the custody of Kaskar and Ahmed Raza Vadharia and two others was extended to the police till July 29. On July 18, the Esplanade court had sent Rizwan Kaskar to police custody till July 22 in connection with an extortion case involving a money dispute between two city-based businessmen.
During his interrogation earlier, Rizwan made stunning revelations to the cops. Republic TV's Dinesh Mourya shared the details of what Rizwan told the Mumbai Police to the cops about Dawood Ibrahim.
As per Mumbai Crime Branch sources to Republic, he has confirmed to the cops that Dawood Ibrahim is in Pakistan. He has also told the cops that the underworld don is in touch with his family in Mumbai on a regular basis, as per sources. Sources also said that Dawood's wife speaks on the phone with the Kaskar family in Mumbai. His wife exchanges messages between Dawood and Kaskar family, sources said that Rizwan told this to the cops.
In a big development on Wednesday, the Mumbai Police's Anti-Extortion Cell arrested Rizwan while he was trying to flee the country. He was arrested in the night by the police from the Mumbai airport while he was trying to escape the country. Rizwan Kaskar has been arrested in connection to extortion cases against him. The interrogation has been going on.
Rizwan is Dawood's younger brother Iqbal's son. He is currently booked in Thane Jail. Rizwan has alleged links with Ahmed Raza aka Afroz Wadariya, who was arrested by the police earlier on Tuesday, after he was deported from Dubai. Raza was a close aide of