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Malegaon bomb blast accused arrested in UP

Posted on Dec 19, 07:53AM | UNI

National Investigation Agency (NIA) late last night arrested Dhan Singh, wanted in Malegaon bomb blast case in Mumbai and was carrying a reward of Rs 2 lakh on his head, from Kamadgiri Parikrama Marg in this Uttar Pradesh district.

The NIA team from New Delhi arrested Dhan Singh from Bhramakund locality with the assistance of local police and Naya Gaon Thane police, police today said.

The Malegaon bomb blast accused was residing in Bhramakund here in the attire of saints. He was residing in this district in the fake name of Ram Lakhan alias Ram Lakhar,.

NIA team has taken him back to New Delhi.

Twelve people including Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and Lt Col Prasad Purohit, were arrested for carrying out blast at Malegaon on September 29, 2008 that claimed the lives of six persons and injured 100 others.