UP ATS gets transit remand for Kanpur blast accused
Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Saturday procured transit remand for the key accused in the 2000 Kanpur bomb blast case from a local court here.
Mumbai: Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism
Squad (ATS) on Saturday procured transit remand for the key accused
in the 2000 Kanpur bomb blast case from a local court here.
"Siddiqui, the accused, was produced before a local
court where UP ATS sought transit remand for him. The remand
was granted to UP police who will produce Siddiqui in the
court in their state by March 2," Deputy Police Commissioner
(ATS) Pradeep Sawant said to a news agency.
Acting on a tip off, ATS sleuths of Uttar Pradesh and
Maharashtra laid a trap and arrested Mohammed Asar Mohammed
Haroon Siddiqui (37) yesterday, who was residing at Nalasopara
in the neighbouring Thane district.
Siddiqui, a native of Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh, was
staying in Mumbai and Thane since 2001. He stayed at city`s
Dharavi for a few years before shifting to Thane`s Meera Road
and then to Nalasopara.
Siddiqui, a web designer by profession, is an accused
in the 2000 Kanpur blast which was conducted by SIMI and
Hizbul Mujahidden, the officials said.