Jharkhand terror suspect taken to Delhi (Lead)

March 1st, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS  

Ranchi, March 1 (IANS) A terror suspect, who was arrested in Jharkhand and on whose tip-off his two associates were arrested in the national capital, was handed over to Delhi Police on two days’ transit remand by a court here, police said Thursday.

“Pir Mama was handed over to Delhi Police on two days’ transit remand by a Hazaribagh court,” a police official told IANS.

Pir Mama, a resident of Hazaribagh’s Pelawal area, was arrested two days ago.

“Jharkhand Police provided some inputs to Delhi Police based on the interrogation of the arrested terrorist. Based on that, two terrorists were arrested in Delhi,” a police source told IANS.

A module of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) that was planning to target the national capital was busted with the arrest of two suspected terrorists in Delhi Wednesday.

In 2001, two terrorists involved in an attack on the American Center in Kolkata were killed in Hazaribagh district.

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