Dawood, who is the head of the multifaceted illegal business empire, has emerged as India's most wanted terrorist after the 1993 Mumbai bombings.
As part of the evidence, the prosecution has produced two audio cassettes containing recordings of wireless messages received by the police control room from the areas where riots took place on that d
The top court said the panel had referred to several observations made by official agencies which unanimously expressed the opinion that criminal network was virtually running a parallel government.
1993 Mumbai blasts case: Life imprisonment for Abu Salem, Karimullah Khan; convicts Tahir Merchant, Feroz Khan get death sentence
Thirty-five people, including prime accused Dawood Ibrahim, associates Tiger Memon, Mohammed Ahmed Umar Dosa and Javed Chikna are still wanted in the case and are on the run.
Dossa who was lodged in Arthur Road jail complained of chest pain and had uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes and infection, JJ Hospital dean TP Lahane said.
Special TADA court judge G A Sanap is currently hearing the arguments of the prosecution on the point of sentence.
Qayyum, speaking to reporters here after his release, said that he will continue to stay in the country and start a business of his own to earn a living.
Though Shahnawaz was struggling to stay composed tears welled up in his eyes. However, his sister wore a stoic expression.
Mustafa has been found guilty of taking part in the blasts conspiracy meetings held in India and Dubai before the terror strike was carried out at 12 targets in Mumbai.
Mustafa Dossa and Abu Salem , the main men among the six convicted for their role in the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai, were as different as chalk and cheese. One was a diehard Dawood Ibrahim loyalist.
The trial of seven accused in the case was separated, out of which six were held guilty today.
Some of the victims chose to term the verdict as 'half victory' as the delivery of justice was inordinately delayed.