Dawood’s henchmen tighten the assets of Iqbal Mirchi, ED seizes property worth five billion in Mumbai
Mumbai – Indradev Pandey
The Enforcement Directorate has confiscated three immovable properties of Mumbai-based rogue Iqbal Mirchi, a special of Dawood Ibrahim, a global terrorist and underworld don. These assets, worth five hundred crore rupees, have been confiscated under two laws of the central government. According to the Enforcement Directorate, buildings named Rabia Mansion, Maryam Lodge and Sea View have been seized in the Worli area of Mumbai. These immovable properties have been seized under SAFEMA (Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators Act) and NDPS (Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances). The seizure action was taken on November 9.
Iqbal Mirchi and his associates were found to have evidence of illegal earnings in the three seized buildings. In the seizure order given by the competent authority, the liabilities and investments related to the three buildings were declared void. Now no person or organization will be able to claim them in any way. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had registered a money laundering case (case of illegally taking money out of the country) against Iqbal Mirchi. The Enforcement Directorate had taken possession of all three buildings in this case. But his 2013 in London
Subsequently in 2019, the Mumbai Police registered several cases against his relatives and others. The ED suspects that Mirchi has many more immovable properties in and around Mumbai. Some of these may have been purchased by relatives or pseudonyms. Mirchi also used the Sir Muhammad Yusuf Trust to protect the three buildings from government occupation, but his move did not succeed. The trust claim was not considered true.