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Mumbai: Three arrested in blasts case

July 21, 2006 10:09 IST
Last Updated: July 21, 2006 11:11 IST

Three persons were arrested in Mumbai in connection with the July 11 serial blasts, DIG (ATS) Jaijit Singh said on Friday.

Two of them were from Bihar and one was from Mumbai, he told PTI adding that further details would be disclosed later.

The accused will be produced before a special court later on Friday.

Two persons, who were arrested from Bihar, belong to Madhubani district while the third accused hailed from Navi Mumbai, sources said.

The three were arrested under the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act.

This is the first arrest in the Mumbai serial blasts case. A total of 185 persons were killed and over 700 injured in seven blasts in first class compartments of local trains at Matunga, Mahim, Khar, Santa Cruz, Jogeshwari, Borivali and Bhayander in the metropolis on July 11.

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We are even yet to authenticate the veracity of the claim, but the news has spread across. This is then the bane of our system. ...

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The Police wanted some scape goats for this serious lapse from their side. Small people from Bihar will not solve the mystery & by the ...

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I think that these are some small time thives and are not the main masterminds, what remains to be seen is that whether they will ...

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It's pitiful. The police is clueless and has caught some people for the benefit of the public through the press.

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