Mumbai blasts: Body with `circuit` identified
In a development that could put speculation to rest about possible involvement of a suicide bomber in Mumbai blasts, police and authorities said the body found with a `circuit` near an explosion site was identified.
Mumbai: In a development that could put
speculation to rest about possible involvement of a suicide
bomber in Mumbai serial blasts, police and authorities at
state-run hospital on Friday said the body found with a `circuit`
near an explosion site was identified and handed over to the
Asked about the finding of a body with circuit, J J
Hospital Dean T P Lahane said "the person you are talking
about was identified as Gumaan Singh Rathod (35). A metal
piece was found in his body. The piece was taken out from the
body while conducting post mortem and it was handed over to
the police... It was a metal piece and not a circuit. The
family members of Rathod have claimed the body found at Zaveri
Bazar blast site."
Speaking to reporters in Delhi yesterday, Union Home
Secretary R K Singh had said "the NSG DG has informed that a
body with circuit has been found from one of the sites. The
body was found near the explosion site. We are not ruling
Secretary (Internal Security) in the Home Ministry U K
Bansal had said in Delhi there could be several reasons of
finding circuit in the body of one of the victims.
"One of the possibilities is that the person concerned
might have been standing near the bomb and as a result some
parts of the bomb imbibed it (body). There is another
possibility that it could be planted on his body. But as of
now, we are not in a position to say anything," he had said.