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5 more suspected SIMI activists held in MP

April 07, 2008 15:53 IST

Seven more members of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India were detained by Madhya Pradesh police for interrogation.

They were detained following questioning of arrested SIMI leaders, sub divisional police officer (SDOP) Awdhesh Pratap Singh told media persons.

Police arrested one more SIMI activist from Indore for allegedly indulging in illegal activities and aiding anti-national elements. The arrested SIMI worker was identified as Naved Irfan, police said, adding he was arrested from Khajrana area of the city.

Thirteen top SIMI leaders, including its former chief Safdar Nagori, were arrested from a house in Indore on March 27 where they were holed up to conduct the meeting of the banned outfit.

Since then over a dozen SIMI workers have been arrested from different cities in the state.

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