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Iqbal Kaskar discharged from JJ hosp

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : May 30, 2018, 2:05 am IST
Updated : May 30, 2018, 2:05 am IST

The Thane police arrested Kaskar in September last year in connection with an extortion case.

Iqbal Kaskar
 Iqbal Kaskar

Mumbai: Fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim’s brother Iqbal Kaskar (56) was referred to state-run JJ Hospital late Monday night, after he complained of breathlessness. He was discharged at 3 am on Tuesday and taken back to Thane central jail, where he has been lodged since arrest by the Thane crime branch for extortion cases.

Superintendent of Thane central jail Nitin Waychal said, “After complaining of chest pain, he was taken to Thane civil hospital from Thane prison. But again he complained of chest pain and several other problems in the night after which he was moved to JJ Hospital.”  Superintendent of JJ Hospital, Dr Sanjay Surase, said, “Prisoner Kaskar was examined at the hospital and provided necessary medical treatment. After the medication and evaluation of his health condition, we found no further need to keep him in the hospital.”

 

The Thane police arrested Kaskar in September last year in connection with an extortion case.

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