Arrest of terrorists weekend of `major successes`: Govt

Last Updated: Sunday, March 14, 2010 - 20:12

New Delhi: The government on Sunday termed it a
weekend of "major successes" with the arrest of terrorists and
militants in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Manipur.

While the Maharashtra ATS arrested two terror suspects
Abdul Latif alias Guddu and Riyaz Ali from Mumbai, the Gujarat
ATS arrested Bashir Ahmed Baba alias "Pepsi bomber" from Anand
while in Manipur, the chief of Kanglei Yawol Kunna Lup (KYKL)
was arrested by security forces.

"This weekend we have had three major successes. One
module has been busted in Maharashtra in Mumbai, which the
Maharashtra ATS has already made statement.... We have another
module being busted in Gujarat of the Hizbul Mujahideen and
KYKL chief of the army has been arrested in Manipur also... so
it`s been good...," Union Home Secretary G K Pillai said.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, March 14, 2010 - 20:12

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