New Delhi, Feb 24: Maharashtra minister and NCP leader, Nawab Mallik was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday. He faces charges relating to a land deal that is linked with terrorist Dawood Ibrahim. He was remanded in ED custody until March 3.
The ED said that Mallik had allegedly bought around 3 acres of land at Gowala Compound in Kurla and paid Rs 85 lakh, including Rs 55 lakh in cash between 1999 and 2005. He had paid the cash to Dawood’s sister, Haseena Parkar. The property according to the ED was usurped from its original owners and sold to Mallik.