The Bangalore police have intimated the Union Home Ministry about its need for the interrogation details and personal particulars of Dr Bilal Abdullah, who is in the custody of the London police in connection with the failed London-Glasgow terror attacks.
The police want details of Abdullah’s revelations to the London police so far, especially his links to Bangalore suspect Kafeel Ahmed and their terror network in the city and state. They want to know the exact Bangalore link — in terms of the technology used to make the car bombs and the funds used — that would have “definitely figured in Abdullah’s revelations”, a senior investigator said.
The officer said Abdullah’s personal particulars could be used to verify if he had “visited Bangalore and stayed at Kafeel’s house”. “We suspect foreigners have in the past stayed at Kafeel’s house but we need to know Abdullah’s height and built to match the profiles we have.”
What aroused the police’s suspicion was the fact that during a search, they found an indication of Abdullah’s presence. “We found some cryptic, personal details on Abdullah stored by Kafeel,” the officer said.
The police also plan to question Kafeel’s mother Dr Zakia Ahmed and sister Sadia about the “visitors” who frequented their home. They are currently verifying the claim of a former domestic help that two “foreigners” had stayed at the house.
Meanwhile, cyber experts are still trying to crack the security codes of Kafeel’s hard disc, the officer said. Kafeel had given the disc to his mother, who in turn had given it to her daughter for safe-keeping. The disc was later handed over to a friend of Kafeel’s from whom it was reportedly recovered.