Three SIMI activists held in MP

Last Updated: Friday, June 24, 2011 - 13:53

Ratlam: Three activists of banned
Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) were arrested here
by the Madhya Pradesh police.

Acting on a tip-off, the Ratlam police arrested SIMI
activists Mohammad Hussein, Mohammad Rafiq and Mohammad Ashiq
yesterday and booked them for unlawful activities under
various sections of IPC, police said today.

However, another SIMI activist Maulana Mumtaz, who hails
from Jogeshwari in Mumbai is absconding, they said.

Earlier, Ratlam police had arrested two suspected SIMI
activists-- Zakir and Farhad after they killed one ATS jawan
and injured others in a shootout here on June 3.

The duo was also wanted in a broad daylight shootout
incident at Khandwa district in 2009 in which three persons
were killed.

PTI



First Published: Friday, June 24, 2011 - 13:53

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