An aide of underworld don and 1993 Mumbai serial blasts accused Dawood Ibrahim has been deported from Dubai, police said. Farooq Takla was brought to Mumbai this morning. He will be produced before Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) court today. Farooq had fled from India after the blasts. A Red Corner Notice was issued against him in 1995. A Red Notice is issued by Interpol to seek location and arrest of wanted persons with a view to extradition or similar lawful action.
Farooq faces criminal conspiracy, murder, attempt to murder, voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means and several other charges. He is currently being interrogated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Mumbai.
In a major break through for India, Dawood Ibrahim’s close aide Farooq Takla was brought to Mumbai on Thursday after being deported from Dubai,as per news agency . The 1993 Mumbai blasts accused will be produced in special Terrorist and Disruptive Activity (TADA) court.
Mustak Mohammad Miya alias Farooq Takla, was at the immigration office of the Indira Gandhi International Airport when a CBI team arrested him as an Interpol Red Corner notice had been issued against him. After the 1993 blasts, Takla, had fled from India. He is now being questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
The arrest and deportation of Yasin Mansoor Mohamed Farooq is being seen as a diplomatic victory for India as several of the absconding accused are suspected to have found safe havens in the Dubai and Pakistan. While Abu Salem’s extradition from Portugal was seen as a major victory, it came with conditions that did not allow capital punishment.
“This is a huge success. He was involved in 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts the links of which can be traced back to Dubai. This is a big-blow to D-Gang,” Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam told a news agency.