The National Investigation Agency (NIA), which is probing the twin blasts in Hyderabad in February, has made a breakthrough by identifying the owner of the two bicycles that were used to hide the explosives.
A Delhi court granted NIA four-day custody of two alleged Indian Mujahideen operatives today, to further interrogate them in connection with the Hyderabad twin blasts that left 16 dead.
An NIA team has picked up eight persons for interrogation from a village in Bihar's Munger district in connection with their alleged role in the twin blasts in Hyderabad on February 21.
The death toll in the Feb 21 terror attack in the city rose to 17, with an injured man succumbing at a hospital late last night.
Besides talking to an official of the National Security Guard, a Pakistani ISI agent called up two Hyderabad police officials on February 21, the day the twin blasts took place in the city. HT reports.
Non-bailable warrants issued by a Delhi court against Indian Mujahideen founder Riyaz Bhatkal and nine other operatives of the banned outfit in connection with the February 21 Hyderabad twin blasts which claimed 16 lives.
Ranchi police arrest one in connection with the Febraury 21 twin blasts that killed 16 people and injured scores of others in Hyderabad
The Union home ministry has asked the Andhra Pradesh government to hand over the probe into the Dilsukhnagar twin blasts in Hyderabad to the NIA, a senior officer said.
Investigators probing the Hyderabad blasts are verifying the role of two Saudi Arabia-based Indians, who are suspected of being the handlers of a terror module, of which 12 alleged operatives were recently chargesheeted in Bangalore for plotting attacks.
Two suspected IM operatives are being questioned by the NIA today in connection with the February 21 twin blasts here that left 16 people dead.
A Delhi court Thursday sent two alleged operatives of banned terrorist organisation Indian Mujahideen (IM) to five-day custodial interrogation by NIA officers for their involvement in the serial blasts which left 16 dead in Hyderabad on February 21.
Asadullah Akhtar, Uttar Pradesh’s chief link to the February 21 Hyderabad blasts, was working from Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat for the last two years.
Laying the groundwork for a probe into the Hyderabad twin blasts of February 21, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday moved court for seeking custody of two Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives —Syed Maqbool and Imran —who did recce of Hyderabad in July last year, Rajesh Ahuja and Abhishek Sharan report.
A national investigation agency (NIA) team, on Monday, rushed to this East Champaran district headquarters town to grill two suspects in connection with the Hyderabad bomb blasts. Sagar Suraj reports.
Lack of coordination, ego clashes, personal dislike for a particular officer spilling over to professional domain and maintaining unnecessary secrecy due to competitiveness bordering jealousy. This is the reality of counter-terror operations. Rajesh Ahuja
reports. IM story: Modest origins to suicide attacks