Putting all speculations at rest about the health conditions of Dawood Ibrahim after a heart attack, his close aid Chhota Shakeel has dismissed all rumours now. Shakeel said, “Listening to my voice, do you think any such thing has happened? These are all rumours,” while speaking to the Times of India over a conversation over the phone from Karachi. He further said, “Bhai is fit and fine.” Various news from unverified sources started flooding the internet, late on Friday evening, stating that India’s most wanted criminal, underworld don Dawood Ibrahim was in a critical condition after suffering a heart attack. Several reports from Pakistani media stated that Dawood had passed away following the attack, according to an Indian Express report.
The unverified reports stated that Dawood Ibrahim was admitted to Karachi’s Aga Khan Hospital in Pakistan after he suffered a heart attack, some of these reports claimed that he was in a critical condition while others stated that he had passed away.
61-year-old Dawood Ibrahim who reportedly lives in Pakistan is India’s most wanted criminal who is responsible for the Mumbai serial blasts in the year 1993, which resulted in the death of 257 people while around 800 were injured. According to an Indian Express report, three addresses were dropped by the United Nations Security Council in August 2016 from a list of six that was submitted by India in a routine update. The other three addresses listed in the UN database include- ‘Palatial bungalow in the hilly area of Noorabad in Karachi’, ‘Karachi, Pakistan (White House, Near Saudi Mosque, Clifton)’ and ‘House Nu 37 – 30th Street – defence, Housing Authority, Karachi, Pakistan.’