Islamabad: Reiterating its stance Pakistan on Thursday again denied the presence of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim on its soil. Pakistan also quoted Indian authorities report about the uncertainity of Dawood’s location.
Dawood Ibrahim is wanted for the 1993 Mumbai serial blast and is believed to be the orchestrator of the attack. Dawood, against whom an international arrest warrant has been issued, appears on the UK Treasury department’s ‘Consolidated List of Financial Sanctions Targets in the UK’ updated on January 27 with four recorded addresses in Pakistan – all in Karachi, as per PTI.
‘Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar’ is recorded to have lived at: House No 37, 30th Street – defence, Housing Authority, Karachi, Pakistan; House no. 29, Margalla Road, F 6/2 Street no. 22, Karachi, Pakistan; Noorabad, Karachi, Pakistan (Palatial bungalow in the hilly area); and White House, Near Saudi Mosque, Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan.
The Mumbai-born gangster’s nationality is listed as ‘Indian’, with a recorded Indian passport which was subsequently revoked by the government of India and then goes on to list a string of Indian and Pakistani passports acquired by him and misused.