ALSO READ1993 Mumbai blasts: Innocent like me should be released, says Abdul Qayyum ATS operation to nab terror suspect, links with ISIS not ruled out 1993 Mumbai blasts: Abu Salem, others convicted; all to know about the case 1993 Mumbai blasts: Verdict against Abu Salem on June 16 1993 Mumbai blast: Arguments on quantum of punishment to continue today
Twenty four years after the blasts rocked India's financial capital, Qadeer Ahmed was arrested from UP's Bijnore district, the police officials said.
"TADA accused Qadeer Ahmed (a resident of Najibabad in Bijnore district) allegedly played an important role in smuggling arms and ammunition supplied by Tiger Memon (one of the prime suspects in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts) in Jamnagar, Gujarat, which were later used in the Mumbai blasts," a UP ATS official said.
Ahmed was arrested from Bijnore's Najijabad area, he said.
"He will be produced before a magistrate and taken to Gujarat on a transit remand," Arun said.
(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)