Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections


The Web

India Abroad

Sign up today!

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this article

Home > News > PTI

SIMI activist put in ATS custody

August 12, 2006 23:24 IST

Etesham Siddiqui, an activist of Students Islamic Movement of India, was arrested on Saturday for his alleged involvement in the serial blasts in commuter trains on July 11, police said.

Siddiqui was produced before a court which remanded him to police custody till August 14.

He was earlier arrested on July 29 by the Anti-Terrorist Squad under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act from suburban Mira Road.

The ATS also had seized a lot of pamphlets of the banned SIMI from him and was its custody. He was arrested again for his alleged involvement in the July 11 bomb blasts, ATS sources said.

© Copyright 2006 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
Share your comments

 What do you think about the story?

Read what others have to say:

Number of User Comments: 1

Sub: Another false op

Another false operation by Mumbai police , they cant capture the real culprits and now they are after poor innocent Muslim youth to quech the ...

Posted by Allure



Copyright © 2006 India Limited. All Rights Reserved.