In a whirlwind of speculation and rumor, news about the alleged poisoning and death of fugitive Dawood Ibrahim has been making rounds on social media. However, recent reports have debunked these rumors, stating that the notorious gangster is neither poisoned nor dead.

The rumors gained traction after a late-night video from a Pakistani YouTuber speculated about Dawood Ibrahim’s poisoning and hospitalization based on unsubstantiated social media sources. These claims were quickly picked up by various outlets, leading to widespread speculation about the mobster’s health and status.

However, sources close to Dawood Ibrahim’s family have confirmed that while he has been dealing with health complications, the reports of poisoning are unfounded. The family members, who are nephews of Dawood, have categorically denied these rumors.

Dawood Ibrahim, a key figure in the Mumbai underworld, has been on India’s most-wanted list for decades. He has been charged with masterminding the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings, which resulted in the death of 257 people and injured over 700 others. Despite numerous efforts, his whereabouts remain unknown4.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been actively pursuing cases against Dawood Ibrahim and his associates56. In a recent crackdown, the NIA attached the house of a key accused in a case involving Dawood Ibrahim as ‘proceeds of crime. The agency is also conducting multiple raids on associates of Dawood Ibrahim across various locations in Mumbai.

As the situation unfolds, it is crucial to rely on verified sources for information. Speculation and rumors can lead to unnecessary panic and confusion. The authorities are working tirelessly to bring Dawood Ibrahim to justice and any significant development in this regard will be communicated through official channels.

Reference : http://www.ptinews.com