Police claims series of blasts across country were interlinked
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Last Updated: Thursday, July 08, 2010, 22:50
  
New Delhi: Delhi police today claimed before a court here that a series of blasts were carried out at Jaipur, Ahmedabad and in the national capital in 2008 by suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists who worked in close coordination.

The blasts at Delhi, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Varanasi were handiwork of Indian Mujahideen terrorists. The fact that the modules were interlinked was revealed in the identical emails sent to the media houses immediately before each of the blasts, Rajeev Mohan, public prosecutor told Additional Sessions Judge Santosh Snehi Mann.

Delhi police's Special Cell which investigated the September 13, 2008, serial blasts here started putting forth the arguments on the charges that are likely to be framed against the accused.

The prosecutor also read out the mails and claimed that the contents and the texts in the all the electronic communications were same, showing that they were sent by the people having close links.

He also alleged that the blasts were the result of the conspiracy hatched among the accused persons.

The arguments on behalf of the police remained inconclusive and would resume on July 13.

The court is hearing arguments on the charges to be framed against as many as 14 accused arrested so far in the five cases registered in connection with the serial blasts here.

The proceedings in the matter are conducted through video conferencing as 11 out of 14 accused are lodged at Sabarmati Jail in Ahmedabad.

Three accused Mohd Hakim, Sahzad and Salman are at present lodged at Tihar jail here.

All the accused have been charge sheeted under various provisions of the IPC, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and the Explosive Substances Act.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, July 08, 2010, 22:50


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