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Militant held in Delhi, cops probing Mumbai blast link

July 11, 2006 20:48 IST

A militant was on Tuesday arrested in South Delhi and 2.5 kg RDX was seized from his possession, police said.

Aijaz Hussain, hailing from Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, was arrested from Lodhi Road area after police received a tip-off about his movement, Delhi's Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Alok Kumar said.

Police was interrogating him to find out if he has any links with the serial blasts in Srinagar and Mumbai and to find which terrorist outfit he belonged to, he said.

An amount of Rs 49 lakh (Rs 4.9 million) was also seized from him, police said, adding that according to their information Hussain was working for one Pakistan-based militant Mukhtar Ahmed. Hussian, who has been living in Jangpura locality of South Delhi, was arrested when he reached the Lodhi Road area in a car to apparently hand over the cash and explosives to someone.

Police, meanwhile, has stepped up security and checking in and around the national capital in the wake of blasts in Mumbai and Srinagar. They are also conducting random searches in hotels and lodges.

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Sub: Stupid Grudge...

You know it seriousely is getting on my nerves now. What the hell could be so wrong in living happily?I've had it with all this ...


Posted by Shrishti





Sub: ''Militant'' indeed!

Why does rediff refer to such people as "militants"? Don't you have a proper English dictionary? Or, is it an Islamic English Dictionary?


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Sub: Militant held.

Dear Delphi Police, You have done a wonderful job. But whats the use? Some dalal(Vakil) will fight his case and even win after 2-3 years ...


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Sub: Kill all these bloody paki militants

India should bomb pakistan and destroy it. this has been going on too long with these friggin islamist militants in search of beautiful women in ...


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