Ajmer blast probe to be handed over to NIA
The National Investigation Agency will now probe the Ajmer blast case, an official said here on Thursday.
Jaipur: The National Investigation Agency
will now probe the Ajmer blast case, an official said here
"Ajmer Dargah blast case will be handed over to NIA
after the Chief Minister`s approval. The Centre had forwarded
us a proposal for the same some 25 days ago," Additional Chief
Secretary (Home) P K Deb said.
"We after discussion with the state Anti-Terrorist
Squad (ATS) and law department forwarded the file to the Chief
Minister Ashok Gehlot and his approval is expected soon," he
"The Centre`s contention was that since the same
radical outfits were involved in the blasts in Ajmer Dargah,
Hyderabad`s Mecca Masjid and Malegaon, the case should be
investigated by the NIA," the officer added.
Three pilgrims were killed and 15 others were injured
in the terror attack when a crude bomb went off at the sufi
shrine of Khawaja Moinuddhin Chishti in Ajmer in 2007 where
thousands of devout had gathered to break their day-long