Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Police arrest suspected handler of 26/11 attacks

Rohit Dhyani: Police arrest suspected handler of 26/11 attacks at Delhi airport.

Delhi Police claim to have made a major catch with the arrest of Indian Mujahideen member Syed Zabiuddin alias Zabi Ansari alias Riyasat Ali - allegedly one of the six handlers of the terrorists involved in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks of 2008.

Ansari was arrested from the Indira Gandhi International Airport on June 22, the police said, after an Intelligence Bureau tip-off.

The police said that Ansari was involved in the 2006 Mumbai local train bombings in which 180 people were killed.

He has been remanded to police custody for 15 days.