Some members of banned SIMI were involved in the serial blasts in the Patna rally attended by Prime Minister Modi during the election campaign, a senior police officer today told a tribunal headed by a Delhi High Court judge.
The National Investigation Agency recovered 18 live bombs in Ranchi at the instance of a person detained in connection with the multiple blasts at an election rally in Patna which was addressed by Narendra Modi last year.
A suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative, who was also accused in the Patna blasts in October last year, has been remanded in police custody till May 7 by a Delhi court in connection with a case of allegedly setting up an illegal arms factory here.
The NIA sleuths on Wednesday brought Patna serial blasts suspect Imitiaz Ansari to Ranchi in search of more evidences in connection with Bodhgaya and Patna serial blasts, a senior IPS officer said here.
The Bihar Assembly proceedings were disrupted Thursday by the opposition BJP which demanded CBI probe into the Patna serial blasts ahead of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s rally on October 27.
Opposition BJP members on Tuesday disrupted the proceedings in the Bihar Assembly for the second consecutive day, demanding a debate on the Patna serial blats at its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s rally.
A local court on Monday granted three-day transit remand of two SIMI operatives, including alleged mastermind of Bodhgaya temple blasts Umer Siddiqui, to NIA in connection with explosions at Narendra Modi`s rally at Patna in October in which five persons were killed.