The ISI agent who surrendered at airport said on Friday that Dawood Ibrahim is about to die and is lying on ventilator, sources said.
However, the close associate of Dawood Ibrahim, Chhota Shakeel has confirmed that the rumours of his death are fake. The rumour mill had started churning late on Friday night when the reports of Ibrahim’s ill health emerged in Pakistani media.
It was reported that India's most wanted underworld don Ibrahim was in critical condition in Karachi, Pakistan. Reports of his health condition could not be denied or confirmed, but Chhota Shakeel has confirmed that Dawood Ibrahim is not dead.
The 61-year-old Ibrahim was reportedly admitted to Aga Khan Hospital, Karachi around 7 PM on Friday night.
As per the sources in Aga Khan Hospital, Dawood complained about uneasiness in breathing around 5 PM. At 5.30 PM his condition worsened and doctors were called in. As per the advice of the doctors, Dawood was shifted to the hospital immediately where a specialised team of doctors started treating him.