MUMBAI, Oct. 16 -- The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said that it suspects money laundered through three properties in the city by Dawood Ibrahim's former aide Iqbal Mirchi may have been used to fund terrorist acts.

Two accused who were arrested in the case last week - British national Haroun Yusuf and city-based businessman Ranjeet Bindra - were brought before the special Prevention of Money Laundering (PMLA) court on Tuesday. The ED said they no longer needed custody of Yusuf and pleaded that he be taken into judicial custody. However, they sought further custody of Bindra. "During the probe, we traced evidence that these properties are valued at more than Rs.2,000 crore. We have found that there were meetings outside India for...