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Ex-BSP MLC's fourth son arrested from Delhi airport
Ex-BSP MLC's fourth son arrested from Delhi airport

Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) Oct 27 (TIWN) The Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested former BSP MLC Mohd Haji Iqbal's fourth son Abdul Wajid from the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport while he was checking-in for a Dubai flight.

SP (rural) Saharanpur Suraj Rai said, "We had prior information of his movement and had alerted airport authorities also in this regard. Our team was on the spot. As and when he entered the airport and began the process of checking-in, our team arrested him from there." Wajid, 36, has close to 20 cases registered against him including that of rape. Iqbal's three sons are already behind bars along with his brother and former MLC Mehmood Ali who was arrested in July from Mumbai."During preliminary questioning, Wajid revealed that he was hiding in Ajmer Sharif. He had no information about his father," added Rai. Fugitive Iqbal, accused of running a mining syndicate in and around Saharanpur, is facing a probe for allegedly laundering money to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore. He is also under the scanner of central investigative agencies, including the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO), the enforcement directorate and the income tax department. "Now only Iqbal is left to be arrested and we are closing in on him too," said SP. Saharanpur police alone has attached Iqbal's properties worth Rs 337 crore. In 2021, ED had attached Iqbal's assets worth Rs 1,097 crore.

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