Abu Hamza arrest an achievement, says governmentJune 26th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Indian government Tuesday described the arrest of 2008 Mumbai terror attack suspect Abu Jindal Hamza as an “achievement” and hailed the deportation of the alleged terrorist from Saudi Arabia.
“The arrest is an achievement of India,” Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin told reporters here, replying to their queries on the arrest.
Hamza, 30, was arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here June 21 after his deportation from Saudi Arabia.
Akbaruddin also appreciated the efforts of Saudi Arabia in deporting the terror suspect and said ties between Riyadh and New Delhi had always been strong and robust.
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