At least 27 other accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, continue to elude and are declared as absconders.
The Thane Police, since the beginning of the probe, were examining whether the MCOCA could be applied in this case.
"Kaskar had threatened and extorted Rs 3 crore from him over a deal of a 38-acre land in the Gorai area," said police.
Hasina Parker, who died of a cardiac arrest in a Mumbai hospital in 2014, used to handle Dawood's business in Mumbai after her husband Ismail Parkar was killed by the rival Arun Gawli gang in 1991.
The police say Iqbal Kaskar, brother of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim, has confirmed that India's most wanted terrorist is still in Pakistan
Thackeray was addressing a gathering here during the launch of his official Facebook page.
Quoting a police source, the report says that after builders were hit by recession and demonetisation, Kaskar started to accept flats as extortion.
The police team gave him time to let him finish the meal before taking him into their custody in connection with an extortion case against him.
Iqbal was taken into custody from his house in Nagpada area in Central Mumbai by a team led by encounter specialist and the anti-extortion cell's senior police...
On being asked specifically about the Dawood-bust, Banna is quoted saying: “I don’t know anything about that.”
Home Minister Rajnath Singh had told PTI on Tuesday that efforts were on to nab the gangster but declined to comment on the matter
So was there a deal? Did he surrender? Or was it a highly-successful operation to nab a "dreaded gangster"?
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