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SIMI activist remanded in judicial custody

india Updated: Feb 04, 2009 12:04 IST

A suspected SIMI activist, who was arrested for allegedly attending a secret training camp held by the outfit in the Wagamon hills near in Kottayam over a year ago, was on Tuesday remanded in 15 days judicial custody.

Amil Parvesh (27), a native of Ujjain, was arrested by Kerala police from Indore a few months back. An expert in making bombs, he was also allegedly involved in the Bangalore serial blasts.

Following the Kanjirapally Judicial Magistrate court's order, the accused would be taken to Wagamon and interrogated in connection with the camp held in December 2007, police sources said.

About 40 SIMI activists had participated in the camp in which Parvesh instructed the attendees on explosives for about three days, police said, adding till date eight activists were arrested in this connection.

The accused had come to Ernakulam by train and from there travelled to Wagamon by car which was already seized, the sources said, adding two brothers from Erattupetta, near Wagamon, were alleged to be the key organisers of the camp.