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Dawood Ibrahim's nephew ties knot in Mumbai, police on high alert

Mumbai: Fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's nephew Alishah Parkar on Wednesday tied the knot with the daughter of a city-based businessman in a traditional Muslim ceremony, with Mumbai police keeping an eye on the event.

 Dawood Ibrahim. PTI

Mumbai underworld Don Dawood Ibrahim. PTI

Alishah, the son of Dawood's late sister Haseena Parkar, and Aisha Nagani got married at a mosque in Nagpada area of south Mumbai in the presence of their family members and close friends.

A handful of media-persons were present outside the mosque and were kept at bay by family members.

The marriage rituals started at around 11 am. The function lasted for about one-and-a-half hours and was attended by nearly 100 people.

The family would host a reception for the newly weds at a city hotel this evening and the fugitive don was likely to view the event via video-calling on Skype.

The Mumbai police crime branch has directed the anti-extortion cell to keep a close watch at the event.

Police personnel will maintain a strict vigil on the proceedings, a senior official said.

Police did not rule out rival gangsters trying to disturb the peace.

Alishah's elder brother Danish had died in a road accident in 2006. His sister Umaira got married in May 2015.



With inputs from PTI


Updated Date: Aug 17, 2016 15:10 PM

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