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Red Fort attack plot suspect arrested after 17 years

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The suspected (LeT) operative, who was arrested after 17 long years for his alleged involvement in the 2000 terror attack, is kept at the Police Special Cell in for further probe.

The Special Cell of Police and Anti-Squad (ATS), in a joint operation, apprehended the accused, identified as Bilal Ahmad Kawa, at the airport Wednesday night.

37-year-old Bilal was apprehended after the ATS got a tip-off regarding his movement from to

On 22 December 2000, a terrorist attack took place on in Delhi, India, which claimed three lives.

Earlier, terrorist Mohammad Arif alias Ashfaq, who was convicted in the case, had been awarded death sentence.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 10:30 IST