Two quizzed in connection with Varanasi blast
Mumbai: A father-son duo were picked up for questioning here in connection with the e-mail sent by banned terror group Indian Mujahideen to several media houses claiming responsibility for the Varanasi blast.
The terror mail traced to a residential complex in Navi Mumabi had claimed responsibility for Tuesday`s blast at a crowded bathing ghat in Varanasi that left a child dead and 37 others injured.
The five-page e-mail sent by Indian Mujahideen has been sent using an unsecured WiFi of Airtel Broadband of the two, official sources said.
The two were questioned and later released, they said. Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjeev Dayal said the e-mail has been traced to Navi Mumbai and the police of that area and Mumbai Police were coordinating to trace the culprits.
Terrorists of Indian Mujahideen have been using unsecured WiFi connections for sending mails to media houses within minutes of blasts taking place.
The e-mail ID used were from gmail. The mail was written on December six and the account has been accessed rarely, the sources said.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Is this for real: Ajinkya Rahane bizarre shot went for six, concerned Virat Kohli settles with smile — WATCH
- WATCH: Tom Latham takes IMPOSSIBLE catch to dismiss Faf du Plessis
- Azam Khan demands ban on cow slaughter across India, says Muslims should stop eating beef
- Asaduddin Owaisi asks Centre to clarify policy on buffalo meat export, Nirmala Sitharaman gives apt reply
- Sunil Grover to return as Dr Mashoor Gulati!