The Supreme Court of India on Friday directed Union Government to seize underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s assets in Mumbai, rejecting Dawood’s family challenging the seizure.
Dawood’s sister Haseena Parkar had earlier filed a plea regarding the attachment of his properties in Mumbai. The court bench headed by Justice RK Agarwal, dismissed the plea.
Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (SAFEMA) of the Finance Ministry, in November 2017, became the first government body to sell three properties owned by Dawood Ibrahim during a public auction in Mumbai.
Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is the mastermind behind the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts. Dawood Ibrahim is the mastermind of the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts. He is listed as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council's IS and al-Qaida Sanctions Committee.