Dawood Ibrahim Biography
Birthday: December 27, 1955 (Capricorn)
Born In: Khed Ratnagiri, Bombay State
Dawood Ibrahim is a notorious Indian gangster and a designated terrorist, who is the mastermind of the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts. Born to a constable of ‘Mumbai Police,’ he grew up in Dongri, Mumbai. Initially, he worked petty jobs, such as repairing cars and driving rickshaws. He began his criminal activities in his late teens, after being associated with the ‘Haji Mastan’ gang. He is also said to have worked with the ‘Karim Lala’ gang. As a result of his famous fall-out with the ‘Haji Mastan’ gang, he formed his own gang, the infamous ‘D-Company,’ in the 70s. The syndicate indulges in ‘hawala’ illegal drug trade, and arms trafficking in more than 25 countries around the globe. Somehow, what brought him nationwide recognition was his role in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, which he had planned with Tiger Memon. He was declared a “global terrorist” by both the US and the Indian governments and is currently said to be residing in Karachi, Pakistan. One of the most-chased terrorists in Indian history, Dawood has been on the ‘Most Wanted’ list of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for a very long time.