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IM head remanded to police custody

Posted on Mar 26 2014 | IBNS

New Delhi, Mar 26 : A Delhi court on Wednesday remanded Indian Mujahideen (IM) head Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu to police custody till Apr 2.

The Special Cell of Delhi Police arrested Akhtar, who is the India commander of terrorist outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM), on Tuesday.

According to the police, Akhtar was heading the outfit post the arrest of IM founder Yasin Bhatkal.

He was interrogated by a joint team of Delhi Police Special Cell and central intelligence agencies.

This comes after four IM terrorists were arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police from two locations in Rajasthan on Saturday evening.

The arrested terrorists were identified as Waqas, Mahroof, Mehraj and Saquib.

"One of them, Waqas, is alleged to be the chief bomb-maker of the banned outfit and a close aide of its jailed co-founder Yasin Bhatkal," NDTV channel reported.

Waqas, a Pakistani national, is one of the most wanted men in connection with several blasts in the country, including the serial blasts in Mumbai in July 2011 that killed 27 persons and injured over 130.

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