Maharashtra ATS Arrest Dawood Aid: The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Wednesday arrested a close aide of Dawood Ibrahim under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). ATS officials claim that the accused, identified as Parvez Zubair Vaid Memon, was involved in selling drugs, after which he used to illegally send money to banned organizations to carry out terrorist activities in India. ATS officials claim that Dawood Ibrahim, Anees Ibrahim and their foreign accomplices are using the money received from illegal activities to carry out terrorist activities in the country.
The accused used to sell such medicines
said an officer, "After we got information that they are providing money to other people involved in banned organizations and anti-social elements in India, a case was registered at Kalachowki ATS unit." Subsequently, when ATS officials came to know that Memon was actively involved in the crime, he was taken into custody from his residence at Versova in Andheri (West) on Wednesday. When he was detained and questioned, it was revealed that he was dealing in drugs like MDMA, Ketamine, Parvati Tears (LSD).
‘The money earned by selling drugs was used for terror’
said an officer, "In Dubai, he set up his illegal business and is currently involved in an anti-national conspiracy with Anees Ibrahim." ATS officials further revealed that since 2014, he has visited Dubai 58 times. He was produced in the court on Thursday and was taken on police remand till August 10.