Mumbai/UNI: Riyaz Bhati, an aide of gangster Dawood Ibrahim, has been arrested here.
The anti-Extortion Cell of Mumbai Crime Branch Police took the builder into custody Monday night.
The police said Bhati along with Salim Fruit alias Salim Qureshi, a relative of Chhota Shakeel, a close associate of Dawood Ibrahim, seized an expensive vehicle and over Rs 7 lakh from a businessman by threatening to kill him. Salim Fruit has also been named in the FIR.
Bhati was arrested from Andheri area.