Published On: Fri, Apr 20th, 2018

SC orders Centre to seize Dawood Ibrahim’s properties

New Delhi: The Apex Court on Friday ordered the Centre to seize wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim’s properties in the country.

The fugitive mafia don Dawood is a wanted criminal in India

A Supreme Court bench headed by Justice RK Agrawal dismissed a plea filed by the underworld don’s family against the attachment of his properties in Mumbai.

It may be recalled that last November, three south Mumbai properties belonging to the fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim were auctioned for Rs 11.58 crore. The properties were put on auction by the ministry of finance, under the Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Forfeiture of Property) Act.

The fugitive mafia don Dawood is a wanted criminal in India. He was the mastermind of the 1993 bomb blasts in Mumbai and accused of crimes such as match-fixing and extortion.

The UK’s ‘The Times’ reported that Dawood had accrued a vast property portfolio across the Midlands and south-east in the UK as well as in India, the United Arab Emirates, Spain, Morocco, Turkey, Cyprus and Australia,

 

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