NAWAB MALIK REFUTES CLAIMS OF UNDERWORLD LINKS, SAYS HE WILL EXPOSE FADNAVIS

Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Nawab Malik has got in on another heated exchange with former Chief Minister and current opposition leader Devendra Fadnavis. Malik has refuted claims of Fadnavis in which he says the former was in a property deal with persons linked with the ‘Mumbai underworld’, and with those convicted in the 1993 serial blasts in the state. Malik retaliated saying he will hold a press conference on Thursday to expose the opposition leader and his links with the underworld. 

 

Malik said that the land leased by his family was owned by one Munira Patel, and was used for a godown through their company Solidus Investments Pvt Ltd. “It has been said that we purchased 1.5 lakh sq ft of land for peanuts and created fake tenancies. This is a fallacious claim,” he said. Fadnavis has claimed that Mohammed Salim Ishaq Patel was closely associated with Haseena Parker, Dawood Ibrahim’s sister. Malik said he was ready to face a probe, adding, “Fadnavis spoke about the Mumbai bomb blast and referred to one Sardar Shahwali Khan. Khan’s father was a watchman of this compound and the family had managed to get their names on the property records staking a claim on 300 meters of land. When we came to know about it we paid them money to surrender their rights that they had created on this land”.

“I will drop a hydrogen bomb tomorrow in connection with Devendra Fadnavis. I will expose Devendra Fadnavis’s underworld links…. Devendra Fadnavis is trying to malign my image by connecting me to blast convicts and the underworld. They did the same by saying that drugs were recovered from my place… I will send him a legal notice,” Malik said in a press conference. 

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