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One more picked up by Raj ATS in Ajmer blast case

Last Updated: Friday, May 14, 2010 - 15:35

Indore: One more person has been picked up in connection with the Ajmer dargah blast by Rajasthan ATS, police said on Friday.

Lokesh Sharma (36) was picked up and detained by the Rajasthan Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) while he was along with his family members at Lasudia police station area of Chhindwara district late last night, they said.

Sharma, a resident of Indore, is an accused in the murder of Congress leader Pyar Singh Nenama, who was killed at Manpur locality of the district in August 2003, police said.

He was arrested in connection with Nenama murder case and is out on a bail, they added.

Sharma along with former RSS parcharak Sunil Joshi has been charged in Nenama murder case. Joshi, whose name has also figured in Ajmer dargah blast investigation, was shot dead in Madhya Pradesh`s Dewas district in December 2007, police said.

Before Sharma, the Rajasthan ATS had picked up two persons -- Chandrashekhar Barod and Vishnu Patidar – from Shajapur district of Madhya Pradesh some time back.

Patidar was let off by the Rajasthan ATS but Barod has been arrested and is in the police custody till May 21.


First Published: Friday, May 14, 2010 - 15:35
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