Accused in 2008 Gujarat blasts arrested

An accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts was arrested by a joint team of Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat Police, officials said.

Last Updated: Dec 28, 2011, 20:59 PM IST

Lucknow: An accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad
serial blasts was arrested by a joint team of Uttar Pradesh
and Gujarat Police, officials said on Wednesday.

Habib alias Taiyab was arrested from Jahingarabad area
in Ambedkar Nagar district yesterday, they said.
During questioning, he said he came in contact with
SIMI members at a Madarsa in Azamgarh.

In 2007, Taiyab joined SIMI`s Safdar Nagauri faction and
in 2008, he received training in a camp, the officials said.

He would be taken to Gujarat on transit remand, they
said.
PTI