Letter with IM name sparks sensation

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 21:38

Lucknow: A letter, bearing the name of
Indian Mujahideen and threatening to target important places,
was found at a medical store in Bareilly district on Tuesday, a top
police officer said.



The letter, which triggered sensation in the area, was
found at Janata Medical Store on Nainital road at Kutubkhana
by its owner Gagan Pahwa, Special Director General of Uttar
Pradesh Police Brij Lal told reporters here.
"The letter bearing the name of Indian Mujahideen at
the top claimed the organisation carried out the serial blasts
in Mumbai," he said.



It also threatened to carry out similar strikes at
prominent places in Bareilly, Brij Lal said adding the areas
mentioned in the letter included an air base, police lines and
several localities.



"The letter carried the signature of Abdul Wajeeb," he
said.
The SDGP said it seemed to be an act of a notorious
element out to create sensation.



"Such incidents do happen whenever there is some major
activity in the country. But, we are investigating and trying
to trace the sender of the letter," he said.



PTI



First Published: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 21:38

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