Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik is in jail these days in connection with a money laundering case. The special court against him has taken cognizance of the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) charge sheet. The court said that prima facie it appears that Nawab Malik is directly involved in the usurping of the Gowalla compound in Kurla. Special Judge Rahul N Rokade said that the accused Nawab Malik, along with d-company members i.e. Hasina Parker, Salim Patel and Sardar Khan, had hatched a criminal conspiracy to grab property belonging to Munira Plumber.
The special court said that Nawab Malik had colluded with Hasina Parker and others. After this, the property was grabbed, it was an offence under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. The court order said that the proceeds of the crime are illegal activities. In the charge sheet against Nawab Malik, a minister in the Uddhav government, the ED has claimed that Malik, his brother Aslam, Dawood Ibrahim's sister Hasina Parkar and 1993 serial bomb blasts convict Sardar Khan had several meetings in Kurla over the Goawala compound. A money laundering case has been registered later in this regard.
The investigating agency said that during the investigation, it was said that Hasina Parker was involved in the illegal possession of several large and valuable properties for terror funding. One of these properties is the Gowwalla Compound, which is owned by Munira Plumber and Maryam Gowalla. ED's charge sheet states that Malik and members of company D had hatched a criminal conspiracy. He also occupied many properties. Sardar Khan was also involved in the conspiracy. The charge sheet states that initially, Malik had illegally occupied the Kurla General Store using his clout and power. He confused the people and took over the Gowwalla compound to acquire his company Solidus Investments.