Sources stated that Malik joined the probe early within the morning and will likely be quizzed on sure transactions, particularly a property deal within the ongoing probe.
Malik wasn’t instantly accessible for remark. Nevertheless prior to now he had known as ED’s probe as politically motivated.
In November, Chief of the Opposition in Maharashtra advert BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis had alleged the NCP minister had allegedly struck a property cope with 1993 Bombay bomb blasts convict Sardar Shahwali Khan and Mohd Salim Ishaq Patel, who was the frontman of late Haseena Parkar, Dawood Ibrahim’s sister, he had claimed in a press convention then.
The federal company had not too long ago arrested Iqbal Kaskar, Ibrahim’s brother within the stated case and had additionally questioned Parkar’s son.
The federal anti-money laundering company earlier this month registered a case towards Ibrahim, a needed accused within the 1993 Bombay blasts case and his shut aides below the Prevention of Cash Laundering (PMLA) and had carried out raids throughout town together with on two city-based builders and Ibrahim’s late sister Parkar’s Nagpada residence. An in depth relative of Ibrahim’s trusted lieutenant Chhota Shakeel was additionally questioned by the company. The case relies on the current FIR registered by the Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA).
Sources added that the probe discovered Ibrahim to be actively concerned in varied illicit companies together with betting, drug trafficking, extortion and actual property.