The driver of Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar (Dawood Ibrahim's brother) was killed in firing in South Mumbai late on Tuesday night. There was no information on whether Kaskar was injured in the attack.
“Some men opened fire on Pakmodia Street near J.J. Hospital. Arif Sayyad was declared dead on arrival in the hospital. We have arrested two persons and retrieved firearms from them,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations) Rajkumar Vhatkar toldThe Hindu.
Pakmodia Street is believed to be the stronghold of Dawood. There is no official information about the attackers or the motive behind the attack, but unofficial reports indicate gang war or internal rivalry.