A 49-year-old gangster who murdered underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s sister Haseena Parkar’s husband Ismail Parkar has been arrested on Monday. The gangster named Dayanand Salian alias Pujari, who killed Ismail Parkar 22 years ago was missing after getting bail in the murder case of Dawood Ibrahim’s brother-in-law.
Gangster Pujari, a member of the Arun Gawali gang was arrested by the unit-7 of Mumbai Police's Crime Branch after a trap was laid for him at Kanjurmarg in eastern suburbs, an official said.
Mumbai Police Crime Branch arrests Dayanand Salian alias Pujari who was on the run since 1996. He was a member of Arun Gawli gang & was arrested in the murder case of Dawood Ibrahim's brother-in-law Ismail Parkar in 1991.— ANI (@ANI) December 25, 2018
Pujari was allegedly involved in serious crimes like murder and attempt to murder carried out at the behest of the Gawali gang, he said.
He was arrested by the Nagpada police in connection with the 1991 murder of Ismail Parkar, Ibrahim's brother-in-law, he said. Ismail Parkar was the husband of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Hasina Parkar. Pujari was arrested in 1993 and got bail in 1996, the official said.
“He then fled the city and went to Uttar Pradesh, where he had been working as a cook under a fake name,” the official said.