Are Bollywood biggies, politicians still helping Dawood's family?

New Delhi, Sep 19: Is Iqbal Kaskar running Dawood's illegal business in Mumbai? Is Dawood's family still getting political patronage? These and many more revelations were made by the Mumbai police on Tuesday. Iqbal Kaskar was deported from UAE in 2003. He was taken into custody from his house in Nagpada area in Central Mumbai by a team led by encounter specialist and the anti-extortion cell's senior police inspector Pradeep Sharma.

According to sources, some extortion calls were made in Iqbal's name to a Thane-based businessman.The businessman then approached the Anti-Extortion Cell of Thane Police with a complaint. Acting on the complaint this evening, Sharma's team went to Nagpada and took Iqbal into custody. Here are some revelations made by the Mumbai Police:

- Some politicians including Corporator's could be involved, we are investigating: Thane CP Parambir Singh

- Mumbai police says that politician's role also cannot be ruled out

- Threats given in name of Dawood,sometimes shooters were brought frm outside, some brought frm Bihar to forcibly evacuate properties

-Whether Dawood Ibrahim had an indirect or direct involvement in this extortion racket run by Iqbal Kaskar will be probed

-Three people have been arrested and 3 people being questioned: Thane Police after arrest of Dawood Ibrahim's younger brother Iqbal Kaskar

-Iqbal Kaskar was arrested from his sister HaseenaParkar's residence: Thane CP Parambir Singh