Mastermind of the 1993 Mumbai blasts, Dawood Ibrahim and his wife Mehajabin have tested positive for coronavirus
Bengaluru: Mastermind of the 1993 Mumbai blasts, Dawood Ibrahim and his wife Mehajabin have tested positive for COVID-19.
As the news broke, all his staffers and personal attendants have been quarantined.
Presently, government sources add that the D-Boss company is undergoing treatment at the Karachi military hospital in Pakistan.
Dawood is believed to have played a great role in orchestrating the March 1993 bombings in Bombay. Around 15 years ago, India and United States labelled him a "Global Terrorist."
It is also reported that Dawood Ibrahim wanted to surrender in India on the condition that he would not be forced to undergo third degree treatment in the Bombay blasts case.
Born in Dongri, Mumbai, Dawood Ibrahim also carries a reward of 25 million dollars on his head and is on the wanted list since 1994.
It is not just terrorism that he is charged with. There is a long list in which his criminal activities have been noted. They include murder, extortion, targeted killing, drug trafficking and various other cases.
It is further interesting to note that it was in 2011 that he was named number three on "The World's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives.”
More news on his treatment is awaited.
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Last Updated Jun 5, 2020, 4:47 PM IST