New Delhi, May 5:
The location of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim was not known to the government and extradition proceedings against him will start once he is traced, parliament was informed on Tuesday.
Minister of State for Home Affairs Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha that Dawood was an accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case and a red corner notice was pending against him.
He said the UN Security Council has also issued a special notice against him.
“The subject (Dawood) has not been located so far. Extradition process with regard to Dawood Ibrahim would be initiated once the subject is located,” he said.
The government has made requests in respect of fugitives wanted by Indian authorities in terrorist cases, namely Willy Naruenartwanich to Thailand, Usmani Ghani Khan to Saudi Arabia, Abdul Wahid Siddibapa to the United Arab Emirates, Velu alias Boopalan alias Dileepan alias Niranjana and Mohammad Hanif Tiger alias Mohammad Hanif Umerji Patel to Britain for expeditious extradition, Chaudhary added. (IANS)