Dawood Ibrahim likely to announce successor as he turns 60 on Saturday

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is all set to retire on his 60th birthday come Saturday and is expected to announce his succession plan.

FP Staff December 24, 2015 18:34:53 IST
Dawood Ibrahim likely to announce successor as he turns 60 on Saturday

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is all set to retire on his 60th birthday come Saturday and is expected to announce his succession plan according to a Mumbai Mirror report by S Hussain Zaidi.

According to the report, he is likely to be succeeded by one of his brothers, with Anees Ahmed as the front-runner, while Chhota Shakeel — often referred to as the gang CEO — will mostly likely retain his position.

Dawood Ibrahim likely to announce successor as he turns 60 on Saturday

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Various reports have claimed that a grand party has been organised by Chhota Shakeel for Dawood, but the location remains unknown, reports Zee News.

The Indian Intelligence agencies are gathering information about the development. Several high rank officers from Pakistan’s Inter Service Intelligence (ISI) community are also invited along with some member of parliament from Nepal, reorts India.com

But the transition will not be sudden; Dawood might hang around for a few years and guide the gang's successor, reports DNA.

India in step up its efforts to nab the elusive gangster who fled the country in 1986 and reported to be settled in Karachi.

In October, 2015 Chhota Rajan, a trusted aide turned bitter foe of mob boss Dawood, was arrested in Indonesia, but remains to be seen just how much value he can add to future investigations by Indian authorities.

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