25 January, 2021

Rolls Royces In Dawoodland

IT'S probably one of the bulkiest dossiers the Intelligence Bureau has on any criminal

Rolls Royces In Dawoodland

IT'S probably one of the bulkiest dossiers the Intelligence Bureau has on any criminal. But despite the plethora of evidence, security agencies have been able to do precious little in getting Dawood Ibrahim—a prime accused in the 1993 Bombay bomb blast cases along with half-a-dozen others—back to the country.

The Indian government alerted the Interpol soon after Dawood allegedly killed underworld rival Samad Khan in a shootout at a lower court in Mumbai and moved to Dubai in 1987, but efforts to nab the don have come to nought. Since India does not share an extradition treaty with the United Arab Emirates government, it has got no help from there; and Pakistan denies Dawood's presence in the country. This despite the fact that Dawood, according to latest intelligence reports, has been living in a palatial house on Kayawane Street in Karachi since March 10, 1993. But given the information agencies have on his links with Brig. Imtiaz of the ISI, the Pakistan government's stand falls in place.

For the Indian government, it is...



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