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Close aide of Dawood Ibrahim's brother arrested in Kerala

Representative image. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi Aug 14, 2019, 08.11 AM (IST)

Police on Tuesday arrested the close aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim`s brother for allegedly threatening a businessman, police said on Tuesday.

Mohammed Altaf Abdul alias Lateef Saeed, an associate of Dawood`s brother Anees Ibrahim, was arrested from Kannur airport in Kerala, reported news agency ANI.

The accused had threatened a hotelier on directions of Anees Ibrahim, besides involving in hawala transaction, according to police.

Police also informed that two Indian passports were recovered from Lateef`s possession which he used to travel to Dubai. 

The Crime Branch is further investigating the case to ascertain Lateef`s activities.

A court has sent him to police custody till August 16. 
 

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Mohammed Altaf Abdul alias Lateef Saeed, an associate of Dawood`s brother Anees Ibrahim, was arrested from Kannur airport in Kerala