Hyd shootout: Police suspect terror operatives

Last Updated: Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 18:12

Hyderabad: The police here have rounded
up 15 persons for questioning in connection with the killing
of an unarmed constable by suspected terror operatives in old
city yesterday.

A constable attached to Andhra Pradesh Special Police
(APSP) U Ramesh (26) was killed when one of the three
motorcycle-borne assailants wearing masks opened fire at him
in Shali Banda area under Hussaini-Alam police station limits.

"We have picked up 15 persons for questioning and
gathering information from the shop-owners of the area who
were eyewitnesses to the incident", a senior police officer
told agency.
The police suspect that a terror operative Vicar Ahmed
alias Vicaruddin, who has been absconding for the last three
years, could be the mastermind behind yesterday`s incident,
the officer said.

Meanwhile, the probe into the shooting has been handed
over to Special Investigation Team (SIT), an expert probe
wing of the city police, he said.

15 rounded up for questioning in constable shooting case

Fifteen persons have been rounded
up for questioning in connection with the killing of an
unarmed constable by suspected terror operatives.

U Ramesh (26), a constable attached to Andhra Pradesh
Special Police (APSP), was killed when motorcycle-borne masked
assailants opened fire at him in Shali Banda area under
Hussaini-Alam police station limits.
"We have picked up 15 persons for questioning after
gathering information from the shop-owners of the area who
were eyewitnesses to the incident," a senior police officer
told agency.

Terror operative Vicar Ahmed alias Vicaruddin, who has
been absconding for the last three years, could be the
mastermind behind yesterday`s incident, the officer said.

Meanwhile, the probe into the shooting has been handed
over to Special Investigation Team (SIT), an expert probe
wing of the city police, he added.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 18:12

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