India’s most wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his wife have tested positive for coronavirus, stated various media reports quoting top government sources in Pakistan.
As per the reports, Dawood Ibrahim’s personal staff and guards have also been quarantined.
Dawood’s personal staff and guards have been quarantined. Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, who was born in Dongri, Mumbai currently believed to be residing in Karachi and is one of India’s most wanted terrorist. Dawood is accused of 1993 Bombay blasts and has several Interpol notice against him.
Reports suggest D-Company boss is currently undergoing treatment in Karachi’s military hospital. Dawood Ibrahim’s wife, Mehajabin has also tested positive for coronavirus. Dawood was designated as a global terrorist in 2003 by India and the United States. He carries a reward of US $25 million on his head for his role in the 1993 Bombay bombings.
Hailing from Dongri in Mumbai, Dawood was rumoured to have been living in Pakistan although the government has denied any knowledge about his whereabouts in the country.
America’s FBI has named Dawood Ibrahim as the World’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives.
He was branded as a global terrorist in 2003 by India and the United States and he carries a reward of US $25 million on his head.
Earlier in the day, a senior diplomat of the American embassy in Pakistan has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a media report said.
In a statement, the embassy’s spokesman said that while maintaining the privacy, the name of the citizen would not be disclosed.
The US State Department is responsible to protect its citizens, wherever they are, the spokesman added. In coordination with the Pakistani authorities, the consulate is working to enforce the coronavirus protocol in order to stem its spread. The spokesman added that isolation wards, contact tracing and quarantine facility are part of such protocols.
The gangster was designated as a global terrorist by India and the United States in 2003. Pakistan has reported over 89,000 COVID-19 confirmed cases, with over 1,800 deaths.