Dawood Ibrahim
Indian Muslims hold placards and shout slogans during a protest in New Delhi September 1, 2005. Dozens of protesters demanded that Pakistan handover all Indian inmates and Dawood Ibrahim, the man accused of organizing bomb attacks in Mumbai that killed 260 people in 1993, to India.Reuters

Reports suggest that infamous mob boss Dawood Ibrahim's health is in a critical condition. He has, apparently, asked associates to hunt for suitable burial places, in and around Mumbai or at his native town of Khed, 218 km from Mumbai.

It is being reported that about 30 years ago, Ibrahim's family donated a large amount of money and reserved burial space for family members, to the trustees of Bada Kabrastan. His father, mother, elder brother and brother-in-law have already been buried there.

Various media reports indicate that the health of the 56-year-old gangster, who has already suffered two heart attacks, is deteriorating every day. Ibrahim's doctors in Karachi have advised complete bed rest.

Ibrahim is believed to have been the mastermind behind the 1993 bomb blasts in Mumbai and is also suspected to have had a hand in the 2008 blasts in the same city. In addition, he has several criminal cases against his name and is one of 50 terrorists the Indian government would like their counterparts in Pakistan to hand over.

Ibrahim had first set up operations in Dubai, in the early 80s. However, he moved to Karachi after the 1993 blasts, which claimed 250 lives.