Abu Salem

Indian Mobster
Born 1968

Abu Salem is an underworld don originally from Azamgarh district in Uttar Pradesh, India. He is convicted for the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case and killing of India's music baron Gulshan Kumar in 1997. He has unsuccessfully attempted to kill Bollywood film directors Rajiv Rai and Rakesh Roshan. http://www. dnaindia. com/Report. asp?NewsID=9464 At one time was a close associate of Dawood Ibrahim. Before becoming a professional criminal, he worked as a driver and hawker in Mumbai.… Read More

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1968 Birth Born in 1968.


1991 23 Years Old He married his first wife Samira Jumanin then a college girl and a minor – 17 years old who was allegedly forcefully married by Salem) in 1991 from whom he has one or two sons. … Read More
1992 24 Years Old 1992: Allegedly supplied weapons to film actor Sanjay Dutt. March 1993: Played an active role in serial bomb blasts which killed over 250 people, left 700 injured and damaged property worth Rs 270 million. 1993: Conspired to kill builder Omprakash Kukreja. … Read More
1993 25 Years Old 1 More Event
He was convicted for the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, and killing of India's music baron Gulshan Kumar in 1997, Indian actress Manisha Koirala's secretary, a builder and more than 50 other cases. … Read More
1997 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Salem is believed to have murdered Gulshan Kumar on 12 August 1997 without Dawood's consent, angering him. … Read More


2000 32 Years Old …  Preliminary calculations by the CBI reveal transactions worth Rs 2 billion were carried out by Salem in the year 2000 itself. … Read More
2001 33 Years Old 1 More Event
January 2001: His men shot Ajit Diwani, personal secretary to film actress Manisha Koirala.
2002 34 Years Old 1 More Event
July 2002: Two shooters of Salem gang opened fire on film director Lawrence D'souza who survived.
2004 36 Years Old In February 2004, a Portugal court cleared his extradition to India to face trial in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case. … Read More
2005 37 Years Old …  However he was finally arrested in Lisbon,Portugal and was extradited to India in November 2005. … Read More
2006 38 Years Old In March 2006, a special TADA court filed eight charges against him and his alleged associate Riaz Siddiqui for his role in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. … Read More


2013 45 Years Old 1 More Event
On 27 June 2013, Salem was shot by Devendra Jagtap, an accused in the advocate Shahid Azmi murder case inside Taloja Central Jail in neighbouring Navi Mumbai, the police said. … Read More
2015 47 Years Old Abu Salem was convicted in Pradeep Jain murder case on 16 February 2015. … Read More
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