Delhi HC blast: Mobile phones seized from J&K
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Last Updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 13:19
  
Jammu: Making some headway in its probe in the Delhi High Court blast case, National Investigation Agency has recovered three mobile phones from Jammu and Kishtwar residence of a Kashmiri Medical student who is the main suspect in the case.

A team of NIA officials flew in a special aircraft to Jammu yesterday evening and seized two mobile phones from the house of Wasim Ahmed, a student of Unani medicine in Bangaldesh, who has been arrested by the by the agency in connection with the blast, official sources said.

The team then left for Kishtwar in a helicopter and recovered another phone and some documents, they said.

The sources said agency is expecting a breakthrough in the case soon.

So far, Ahmed and suspected Hizbul Mujahideen operative Junaid Akram have emerged as prime conspirators of the High Court blast which killed 15 persons on September 7.

Ahmed was arrested from Indo-Bangla border in connection with the blast.

Of the three people arrested earlier by the NIA in, one has been let off.

From the leads emerging in the case so far, the investigators suspect that it could be the handiwork of Pakistan-based terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen and not Harkat-ul-Jehad-Islami (HuJI) as believed earlier.

Information about Ahmed was given by Azhar Ali, an overground worker of Hizb, who is in Kotbalwal Jail in Jammu since 2009,the sources said.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 13:17


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