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Twin bomb blast accused tested explosives in 2000

PTI  Kozhikode, August 05, 2009
First Published: 23:19 IST(5/8/2009) | Last Updated: 23:24 IST(5/8/2009)

Abdul Halim, an accused in the twin bomb blasts case, in Kozhikode in March 2006 had tested crude bombs in Kannur and took classes on devising explosive substances, a top Crime Branch official said on Wednesday.


Abdul Halim confessted that he had exploded crude bombs at Maidanappally beach in Kannur way back in 2000 using gelatine sticks, detonator and a fuse wire, the official who is investigating into the twin bomb blast case, in which two persons were injured, the official said.

Halim also conducted study class to absconding Azhar, the second accused in the case, in Kannur along with the prime accused and elusive T Naseer, also said to be the brain behind developing well orchestrated network with terror outfits in Jammu and Kashmir, he said.

Halim was remanded to ten days police custody on July 27 after his arrest in Kochi on July 22 and will be produced before a court in Kozhikode on Thursday, he said.

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