Sources said Ansari took a train to New Delhi from Kurla terminus. Once there, he took refuge at the home of a relative, who was unaware of his involvement in the crime. Technical surveillance helped police track Ansari and he was intercepted at JJ Colony in Ashok Vihar.
Sources said Ansari had even arranged for a passport, hoping to flee the country. After he is brought to the city from the capital, the crime branch will be questioning him in detail about his escape to New Delhi and his plan to flee the country.