Two suspected held for alleged links with Ahmedabad blastsAugust 1st, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri (WB), Aug 1 (ANI): Two persons were arrested by Delhi Police team in Bhaktinagar area near here today in connection with the Ahmedabad blasts.
According to police officials, the duo, one of them a Bangladeshi and believed to be linked with a Gujarat blasts suspect, was arrested from Santipara under Bhoktinagar police station area in Jalpaiguri district.
Five crude bombs, one country-made fire-arm and some rounds of ammunition were also recovered from them.
The arrested were identified a Yessin Muhammad (25), a Bangladeshi national, and Muhammed Maniuddin (42).
Last night, police detained five people from the area but later three were released while the two were put under arrest.
On Wednesday, the Bharuch District Police had detained ten people, who were earlier associated with Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), for questioning.
SIMI activist Abdul Halim was arrested from the Dani Limbda area of the city during a combing operation and has been remanded to police custody till August 10 for interrogation.
The city crime branch had also interrogated certain cycle shop owners in the area pertaining to the case.
Meanwhile, the State Government has formed a special committee between investigating agencies of Gujarat and that of other States and Centre. (ANI)
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