27 January, 2021

Dawood Inc.

In eclipse after the Bombay blasts, the D Company's business is booming again. Its LTTE-aided narcotics and arms network now spans the globe. Ajith Pillai and Charu Lata Joshi report from Mumbai.

Dawood Inc.
  •  Raw opium is grown in North-West Frontier Province. This is transported to Karachi by land.

  •  Opium is processed into heroin in Karachi. This major port city is Dawood Ibrahim's base. His second-in-command here is Ejaz Pathan. Heroin then finds its way to Rajasthan and Gujarat and then on to Mumbai—all via land.

  •  In Mumbai heroin is repacked and distributed to agents.

  •  Through land and sea, agents take the heroin to Chennai and Tuticorin. The Tamil Nadu operations are controlled by Capt David, A.H. Mohamed Ismail, Mohan Kotian.

  •  Heroin is shipped to Colombo where the operations are under the supervision of Moideen Shajohan, Velachari Stanley.

  •  Oceanliners and air routes are used to smuggle the heroin to the UK, France and Germany. The operations are controlled in the UK by Ibrahim Pochee and Umarji Moosa Patel; in France, Peter James Patel and Patrick Condier; in Germany, A.M. Patel and Selvadurai.

  •  From Gujarat, heroin is also repacked in water-proof packets and sent to west...


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