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Underworld don Dawood’s nephew Sohail Kaskar held in US

Underworld don Dawood’s nephew Sohail Kaskar held in US

Mumbai: Amid the India’s effort in nabbing most wanted don Dawood Ibrahim, his nephew Sohail Kaskar has been arrested by the US authorities for narco-terrorism.

According to reports Sohail Kaskar, 36, has been arrested for conspiring to commit narco-terrorism, and for having linked with Colombia’s FARC terrorist group.

Sohail lias Ali Danish, is elder son of Dawood’s deceased brother Noora.

Kaskar and two of his Pakistani associates were arrested by the US’s dreaded Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in December 2015 only after extradition from Spain.

However Dawood and his associates reportedly tried their best to suppress the news from spreading to save Dawood’s “international image” from getting tarnished.

“Dawood has engaged a top lawyer for Sohail, who, if convicted, can face a maximum sentence of life in jail and a mandatory minim-um term of 25 years in prison”, says report.

The lawyer, Tom Keniff, is representing him in the Manhattan federal court, which charged him in December 2015 for supplying surface to-air missiles to FARC and for bringing drugs, mainly heroin, into the US from Pakistan.