THANE, Sept. 19 -- The Thane city police has taken custody of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's alleged aide, Tariq Parveen. This, in connection with the case filed in Thane Nagar police station by Ketan Tanna against former Mumbai CP Parambir Singh along with 29 other accused including top cops, underworld gangsters and journalists for extortion. He was produced in court on Saturday and given police custody till Sep 22.

A senior officer from Thane said, "We have taken his custody from CID and produced him in the Thane Sessions Court."

Sagar Kadam, complainant Tanna's lawyer, said, "The arrested accused Parveen was connected with the team of Anti-Extortion Cell of Thane, which was headed by Pradip Sharma. Parveen was involved in ex...