Amid the rumours that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is suffering from life threatening disease that have been conveniently denied by his deputy Chhota Shakeel, the spotlight is back on India’s most wanted fugitive.
Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, the leader of the organized crime syndicate D-Company, has been number three on the world’d ten most wanted list since 2011 and after 1993 Mumbai blasts, Ibrahim became India’s most wanted man.
Indian and Russian intelligence have repeatedly pointed out his involvement in several terror attacks and the US Department of Treasury has even cited his possible ties with the deceased Al-Qaeda leader Osama-Bin-Laden.
Ibrahim Kaskar’s name has appeared along with the IS chief Abu Bakr-al-Baghdadi and al-Qaeda chief Ayman-al-Zawahiri on the list of world’s most wanted terrorists.
His name has even featured on the Forbes list of world’s most powerful men.
Ever since he fled from India, his location can be traced back to Karachi, where he is living under the watchful eyes of Pakistan’s ISI, a claim that has been denied by Pakistan.
Reports claim that Ibrahim’s name has not only appeared in case of bombings in India but also in case of large-scale narcotics in the United Kingdom and Western Europe.
He is also believed to have travelled in Afghanistan in 1990s under the protection of Taliban, a syndicate that aims to destabilize government in India.
Ibrahim Kaskar is also suspected to have contacts with several terrorist organizations including Lashkar-e-Toiba, which is responsible was linked with increased attacks in Gujarat in 2002.
According to reports, while operating D-company, Dawood used to live a king-sized life full of wine, women and whiskey.
Insiders say that Dawood lived used to live in a house spread over 6,000 square yards, swimming pool, a high-tech gym and tennis court. He wore designer clothes and owned top models of the Mercedes cars.
In India, Dawood is facing trials in the Mumbai serial blasts case that rocked the country’s financial capital in 1993.