New Delhi, Aug 22: Dawood Ibrahim lives in Karachi. The admission comes from the Pakistan authorities for the primary time after years of denial that he’s not on their soil.
The admission by Pakistan got here in an inventory of 88 banned terror teams that had been disclosed as a part of its efforts to get out of the robust monetary sanctions for serving to terrorists and their organisations.
Pakistan mentioned that it had imposed robust monetary sanctions on terror teams and its leaders. The nation mentioned that it had imposed robust sanctions on terror leaders corresponding to Maulana Masood Azhar and Dawood Ibrahim by ordering seizure of all their properties and likewise freezing of their financial institution accounts.
Giving out particulars of the Mumbai serial blasts accused, Pakistan mentioned that he was born in Kher, Ratnagiri. It additionally says that he lives now in Karachi.
Confirming what the Indian companies have at all times mentioned Pakistan says that he lives in Clifton Karachi close to the Saudi Mosque. Pakistan additional notes that his home is on the 30th Road Defence Housing Authority, Karachi. Additional Pakistan additionally says that he lives in a palatial bungalow within the hilly space of Noorabad in Karachi.
It could be recalled that the Pakistan authorities had on August 18 issued two notifications asserting sanctions on Lashkar-e-Tayiba chief, Hafiz Saeed and Jaish-e-Mohammad boss, Maulana Masood Azhar.
The notification was additionally issued within the case of Dawood Ibrahim, who is needed by India in reference to the Mumbai serial blasts.
The transfer comes within the wake of the Monetary Motion Process Drive placing Pakistan on the gray checklist in June 2018. Islamabad had been requested to implement a plan of motion by the tip of 2019, however the identical was postponed within the wake of the outbreak of the pandemic.
Pakistan which has for practically three many years denied the existence of Dawood Ibrahim on its soil has now mentioned in an official doc that he lives in White Home, Close to Saudi Mosque, Clifton” in Karachi, Pakistan. He additionally has different properties listed as “Home Nu 37 – 30th Road – defence, Housing Authority, Karachi” and “Palatial bungalow within the hilly space of Noorabad in Karachi.
Dawood can be accused of being a significant funder of terror actions in India. He additionally faces expenses of cash laundering and extortion. He’s additionally a significant funder of terror teams such because the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Al-Qaeda.
An Intelligence Bureau official who OneIndia spoke with mentioned that this solely asserts their declare. We have now been saying for greater than 20 years that Pakistan has been sheltering Dawood Ibrahim.
They continued to disclaim the identical, however with the stress from the FATF growing, they’d no selection however to confess to the truth that Dawood is on their soil they usually have been defending him.