Arrest of terrorists weekend of 'major successes': Govt

Updated on Mar 14, 2010 09:25 PM IST

Union Home Secretary G K Pillai today termed it a weekend of "major successes" with the arrest of terrorists and militants in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Manipur. Terrorists planning attack held in Mumbai

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PTI | By, New Delhi

The government on Sunday termed it a weekend of "major successes" with the arrest of terrorists and militants in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Manipur.

While the Maharashtra ATS arrested two terror suspects Abdul Latif alias Guddu and Riyaz Ali from Mumbai, the Gujarat ATS arrested Bashir Ahmed Baba alias "Pepsi bomber" from Anand. In Manipur, the chief of Kanglei Yawol Kunna Lup (KYKL) was arrested by security forces.

"This weekend we have had three major successes. One module has been busted in Maharashtra in Mumbai, which the Maharashtra ATS has already made statement.... We have another module being busted in Gujarat of the Hizbul Mujahideen and KYKL chief of the army has been arrested in Manipur also... So it's been good...," Union Home Secretary G K Pillai said.

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