Key suspect in Mumbai terror attack held

June 25th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Abu Hamza, a key suspect involved in Mumbai terror attacks and member of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist organisation, has been arrested, police said Monday.

He was arrested from Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) earlier last week.

Hamza, alias Sayeed Zabi ud Deen, is believed to be one of the key handlers of the terrorists involved in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.

Hamza was produced before a court here June 21 and was sent for 15 days of police custody. He was said to be in Pakistan when the attacks took place in 2008, a police official said. A total of 166 people had died in the attacks.

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