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Ajmer blast accused Aseemanand sent to jail

Last Updated: Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 15:31

Ajmer: A local court here remanded the Ajmer dargah bomb blast accused Aseemanand in judicial custody till February 15 following which he was sent to Ajmer central jail.

The state ATS produced Aseemanand (59), a right-wing
Hindu group Abhinav Bharat member, and another accused
Bharat Bhai to the court of Ajmer Judicial Magistrate which
sent Aseemanand to jail and extended Bharat`s judicial custody
till February 18.

The ATS said that Bharat Bhai has worked in Dubai and
it is suspected that he had financed the blast.

ATS Additional SP Satyendra Singh said that the
details were being verified and details of his bank accounts
and properties were also accessed.

Bharat was arrested on February 4 from Gujarat in
connection with the blast.

A blast took place at the dargah of Khawaja Moinuddin
Chishti in Ajmer in 2007 in which three persons died and 15
others were injured.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 15:31
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