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Three more held in Mulund blast case

May 14, 2003 15:35 IST

Three suspected Students Islamic Movement of India activists were arrested on Tuesday night in Padgah village of Thane districtleading to the recovery ofa huge cache of arms and ammunition, police sources in Mumbai said on Wednesday.

The activists, who were not identified, had a hand in the March 13 bomb blast in Mulund in Mumbai, the sources said. Among the seizedweapons were a number of AK-47 rifles, revolvers and 200 hand grenades.

The policegotto knowabout the arms dump while interrogating prime accused Saquib Nachan, who hails from Padgah village.Nachan, according to the police,wasalso involvedinplanning theGhatkopar bomb blast, the sources added.

Nine people have so far been arrested in the Mulund blast case.

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