A TADA court in Mumbai has sent the 1993 serial blasts accused Farooq Takkal to CBI custody till March 19. The CBI had arrested Farooq Takk, a fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, from the Delhi airport on Thursday for alleged involvement in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. Officials said that the infamous Mohammad Farooq came to Dubai from Farooq Takal’s name. The CBI team arrested him from the immigration office of the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
A security official told that Takla was the main dealer of the Hawala racket in the 90th century in region but he did not seek refuge in Pakistan like his master and boss Dawood. After the hostility with Arun Gawli gang, gangster Takla left Bombay. Shailesh Haldanakar of Gawli gang was murdered in September 1992 by the Dawood group when he was taking health benefits at JJ Hospital. This was allegedly the action of the murder of Dawood’s brother-in-law Ibrahim Parker. Parker was killed in 1992 by two alleged members of the Gawli gang. Officials said that Takla had helped all the convicts of 1993 bomb blasts in Mumbai by providing them shelter and helped them to settle their business. They all left the country before the blasts in Mumbai. Another official said that Dawood and his family and another accused of the Mumbai blasts, Tiger Memon and his family left Dubai after a few years and took shelter in Pakistan. Takla remained in the bay where his hawala business grew. Takla used to do most of his business from Dubai. Apart from this, he used to do business with a fictitious name from some other places of the Gulf. Central Bureau of Investigation issued an Interpol Red Corner Notice against Tackle in 1995. Police officers who were involved in the investigation of the 1993 bomb blast case in Mumbai said that it’s a major success for the investigative agencies to have arrested Takla. Takla has a personal link with all the conspirators who were already aware of this conspiracy. The country’s financial capital was shattered in 1993 by the series of bomb blasts. At least 257 people were killed in these blasts and loss of property worth Rs 82 crore.