London court denies bail to Dawood Ibrahim's key aide Jabir Motiwala 

Delhi, India Published: Aug 21, 2018, 08:02 PM(IST)

File photo: Jabir Motiwala Photograph:( ANI )

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A Westminster Magistrate’s Court judge refused Motiwala's lawyer's request to hear the case behind closed doors. 

London's Westminster Magistrate’s Court, on Tuesday, denied bail to key Dawood Ibrahim aide Jabir Motiwala, news agency ANI reported. 

According to reports, Motiwala, a Pakistani National, was detained by UK security agencies in London on August 19.

Motiwala is believed to be in charge of D-Company finances.

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Meanwhile, a Westminster Magistrate’s Court judge refused Motiwala's lawyer's request to hear the case behind closed doors. 

“British justice is open justice and it would take a lot for me to vacate the public gallery,” the judge noted. 

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Jabir Motiwala was detained by the London police from London's Hilton Hotel on August 19 after months of investigations on his financial links to 1993 Mumbai serial blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim and his family.

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