- Iqbal Kaskar admitted Dawood had called him 4 times in past few years
- Had earlier claimed hasn't been in touch Dawood Ibrahim since 2003
- Revealed his family had met Dawood Ibrahim's wife in Dubai in 2016
Earlier, Kaskar had claimed that he hasn't been in touch with his fugitive, underworld don brother Dawood Ibrahim since 2003. But he has now revealed that his family did meet Dawood's wife Mehjabeen Shaikh in Dubai sometime in 2016. Kaskar, who was arrested by the Thane police in an extortion case, said the families spent the day together in Dubai.
The police are checking if Kaskar is hiding anything else. Investigators are also trying to ascertain if during these four calls, Dawood spoke about any operation or criminal conspiracy in India.
They are also trying to find out whether these calls were made using a VoIP facility or they were regular telephone calls. Kaskar was recently arrested by officials of the Anti-extortion Cell of Thane police along with other aides for running an extortion racket, in which the gang targeted builders and jewelers. They have booked him in two fresh case of extortion as well.