Samjhauta blast: Key accused to be produced in court today
New Delhi: The accused in the Samjhauta Express blast will be produced before the Panchkula court on Monday, a report said.
In a significant breakthrough, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) had on Saturday arrested Rajender Chaudhary who is suspected to have planted bombs in the Samjhauta Express in 2007 killing 68 people.
In fact, the NIA sources told a news agency that Chaudhary may also be involved in the Mecca-Masjid blast in Hyderabad in which nine people died in May 2007.
Chaudhary carried a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his arrest.
The NIA was handed over the probe into the blasts 2010 and has already filed chargesheets in the case.
The bomb blasts in the Samjhauta Express took place near Panipat in Haryana on February 18, 2007 in which 68 people died, many of them from Pakistan.
The Samjhauta Express (Attari Express) is a bi-weekly train that runs on Wednesdays and Sundays between Delhi and Attari in India and Lahore in Pakistan.
The initial investigation into the bomb blasts in the Pakistan-bound train was conducted by the Government Railway Police and special investigation team of Haryana Police.
(With Agency inputs)
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