Mustafa Dossa one of the six convicts in the Mumbai 1993 serial blast died of Cardiac arrest on Wednesday at JJ Hospital.
Mustafa Dossa was admitted to the JJ Hospital of Mumbai after complaining of chest pains, CNN News 18 reported. The channel quoted Mumbai Police as saying that Dossa succumbed to hypertension and chest pain at around 2.30 pm on Wednesday.
Mustafa Dossa prisoner of 1993 blast died of cardiac arrest
The Dean of JJ Hospital- Dr. TP Lahane confirmed the news and said “Dossa died of a cardiac arrest. The post-mortem is at underway under the supervision of a three-doctor panel. It is being conducted as per the jail manual. Further details will only emerge after post-mortem is complete”.
Dossa was admitted early in the morning after complaining chest pain and hypertension, According to Dr. TP Lahane, Dossa was admitted to the jail ward of the hospital at 3.00 A.M.
Dossa also informed the special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) court about his heart condition and said he wanted to undergo a bypass surgery. On Tuesday, the CBI sought capital punishment for Dossa, arguing that his role in the blasts was “more severe” than that of hanged convict Yakub Memon.
Dossa was present in court on Tuesday when the special Central Bureau of Investigation prosecutor sought the death penalty for him in the ’93 blasts case.
Along with Abu Salem, the court found Dossa and four other men guilty of Mumbai 1993 blast. During convicting the Mustaffa Dossa, the court found that Mustafa had called a meeting in Dubai after the 1992 Babri Masjid Demolition.
The meeting was attended by the well-known name Dawood Ibrahim, Tiger Memon, Anees Ibrahim and Ejaz Pathan. Not only this, the court has also found that the late Mustaffa was responsible for sending arms and ammunition in Mumbai and even he bribed the Mumbai police and customs officer to ensure their entry into India’s Financial Capital.