New Delhi: The elite anti-terror unit of the the Delhi police-Special Cell has been entrusted with the job to nab the three Pakistani terrorists who escaped while being escorted to a city hospital.
Confirming the move, Joint Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) P N Aggarwal told reporters, "we are working on the case."
He declined to comment further but sources said Delhi Police Commissioner Y S Dadwal has ordered that the job be accomplished by the cell.
We are in touch with our counterparts in the NCR region and adjoining states, sources in the department said.
A team of police officials from the Special Cell has also been constituted in this regard, they said.
Abdul Razzak, Mohammed Sadiq and Rafaqat Ali, who were arrested in connection with blasts near the Red Fort nine years ago and were to be deported to Pakistan as they had completed their jail term, escaped on Friday, leaving the authorities red-faced and prompting them to sound an alert in the national capital and neighbouring areas.
The Delhi Police have also announced a reward of Rs 50,000 for anyone who provides information about the trio.
After the escape, Delhi Police registered a fresh case against the three for violating the restraint order under the Foreigners` Act.