2 key associates of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim nabbed from Nepal

KATHMANDU: Two members of the Dawood Ibrahim gang have been detained from Nepal during a joint operation by security agencies, The Economic Times said.

The suspects have been identified as Dawood Patel and Saleem Sattar.

Patel was in the most wanted list of Gujarat police in murder and house trespass cases.

The duo were hiding in Nepal for the past few months and were planning to enter India in order to meet their associates, The Economic Times stated.

The security agencies believe that their interrogation will help to get details about the gang members of Dawood.

An interpol red corner notice has also been issued against Abid on the request of Gujarat police, said officials, the Indian news agency said.

The prime accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, underworld don Ibrahim is the head of India's largest organised crime syndicate in Mumbai, known as D-Company.

Believed to be living in Pakistan, he is currently on Interpol's most wanted list for organised crime and counterfeiting.