RSS men held for killing Ajmer blast mastermind
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Last Updated: Sunday, December 19, 2010, 01:02
Dewas (MP): Police arrested three persons belonging to RSS in connection with the murder of an office-bearer of the Sangh Parivar fountainhead Sunil Joshi who was linked to Ajmer dargah and Hyderabad's Mecca Masjid blasts.

The arrested trio in connection with Joshi's killing are Harshad Solanki, who is already in the custody of Rajasthan ATS for his alleged role in Ajmer blast case, Vasudev Parmar of Dewas in Madhya Pradesh and Anand Raj of Indore.

Vinod Kushwaha, the investigating officer, said the trio was taken into custody and efforts were on nab the two others who are allegedly involved in the blast.

Five persons were wanted in connection with the murder of Joshi who was an accused in Ajmer blast case.

Dewas SP Surendra Singh said Solanki confessed to the murder of Joshi in Dewas in December 2007 after the latter had been allegedly misbehaving with him.

Police sources, however, said the murder of Joshi, who is linked to Sadhvi Pragya Singh, a member of right wing group Abhinav Bharat and an accused in Malegaon blast case, followed suspicion that he could have turned an approver in Ajmer blast case.

The trio was produced in the court of Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Kamlesh Kumar Soni who sent Solanki to judicial custody till December 30 while Mehul and Ramesh were remanded to police custody till December 24.


First Published: Sunday, December 19, 2010, 01:02

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