Nishant A Bhuse, Dailybhaskar.com | Last Modified - May 18, 2011, 09:00 AM IST
Mumbai: Though underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his trusted aide Chhota Shakeel have shifted their base to Dahraan in Saudi Arabia, there influence in Mumbai appears to remain intact.
However, highly placed sources in underworld reveal, “Within 10 minutes of the firing the phone of Dawood Ibrahim and his associate Shakeel began ringing”.
A close associate of Chhota Shakeel based at the Pakmodia Street discloses, “Bhai ne farmaan jaari kiya hai, Koi bhi bachna nahin chahiye”.
Shakeel has activated all his sources in Mumbai and is waiting for the crime branch officials to confirm the identity of the assailants after which the Company is said to take appropriate action.
Amongst the two assailants detained by the police, one is said to be identified as Iqbal Khatri and has come from Nepal but his leader and the gangster who has handed over the Supari for Kaskar's killing is remains unidentified.
Sources said, “It is said to be a Supari killing related to gang war and dispute in property dealings”.
Also the hand of new budding gangsters like Bharat Nepali, Santosh Shetty (former associate of Chhota Rajan) and Ravi Pujari is resurfacing in the attack on don's brother to prove their supremacy and scare into the business fraternity.