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Wanted militant arrested at Chennai airport

india Updated: Jan 20, 2009 16:18 IST

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A suspected militant, wanted in various cases, including a letter bomb case, was arrested at the airport in Chennai on Tuesday, police said.

Haroon Ismail (32), an activist of the banned Al-Umma, which allegedly plotted the 1998 Coimbatore blasts, was arrested on Tuesday morning on specific information, police said.

More than 50 persons were killed in the Coimbatore blasts.