ATS files chargesheet against two for plotting terror strikes

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 22:11

Mumbai: Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad
today filed a charge sheet against two persons for allegedly
plotting terror strikes on ONGC headquarters and two malls
here.

On March 13, the ATS had arrested Abdul Latif alias Guddu
(29) and Riyaz Ali (23) from Matunga railway station in
Central Mumbai.

According to the investigating agency, the duo had
conducted recce of ONGC headquarters, Thakkar Mall in suburban
Mumbai and Mangaldas market in south Mumbai to carry out
terror attacks.

The duo used to allegedly receive instructions from a
person in Karachi, whom they referred to as `Uncle`.

The `Uncle` is suspected to be Bashir Khan, an aide of
Tiger Memon, who is closely associated with fugitive Dawood
Ibrahim and is one of the prime accused in the 1993 serial
bomb blasts.

Along with the statements of three men who were asked to
prepare passports for the duo to go to Pakistan via Dubai, the
police have also put together testimony of several witnesses
in the charge sheet.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 22:11

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