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

Varanasi: Suspected LeT operative arrested

February 02, 2006 18:01 IST

A suspected operative of the Laskhar-e-Tayiba militant outfit was arrested by a Kolkata police team in Varanasi, a senior police official said on Thursday.

Acting on a tip-off by LeT militant Tariq Akhtar, who was arrested in Kolkata on Wednesday, a police team from the city arrested the operative, Abdulla Zubair, from a madrassaon Wednesdaynight, Anant Dev, Superintendent of Police,said.

A team of Varanasi police has left for Kolkata for interrogation of the operative to find out details of his activities in the city, Dev said. Zubair, a native of Kanhauli village under Mahua police circle area in Bihar, was a student of Islamic theology at the madrassa.

© Copyright 2005 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


Copyright 2006 India Limited. All Rights Reserved.