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Suspected LeT operative`s batchmates to be quizzed

Last Updated: Saturday, August 29, 2009 - 19:44

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Police have started
a verification drive to check the credentials of the former
batchmates of suspected LeT terrorist, who was arrested
recently in Delhi, and will interrogate some of them.

After it was revealed that suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba
(LeT) terrorist Aslam alias Salim, who was arrested by Delhi
Police on August 25, has done his post graduation from Arabic
Department of Lucknow University in 2003-05, a team of the
Anti Terror Squad visited the varsity campus and found out the
records of his former batchmates.

"The ATS has taken details of around 27 students, who
studied in Lucknow University with Aslam," officials said

"All the 27 ex-students, whose details were collected
by the ATS, hailed from Jammu and Kashmir," they said, adding
"the sleuths will now visit their native places and verify
their whereabouts".

However, a senior official said "its too early to say
that the former batchmates could reveal some important
information about Aslam"

They added that out of the 27 students, the emphasis
will be on the two ex-students who were from Aslam`s native
place and completed their post graduation with him from the
Arabic Department, they added.

Bureau Report

First Published: Saturday, August 29, 2009 - 19:44
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