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IISC attack suspect held in Tripura

Press Trust of India  |  Agartala 

The and Police today arrested a suspect in the 2005 terror attack at Indian Institute of Science (IISC) in from Jogendranagar area near here.

"Acting on a tip-off, ATS and Police, in a joint operation, arrested Habib Mia (37) from Jogendranagar," Superintendent of Police Abhijit Saptarshi said.

"Mia will be produced before a local tomorrow to avail transit remand to take him to Karnataka," the officer said.

The institute was attacked on December 28, 2005. A retired mathematics professor was killed and four others were injured in the attack.

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First Published: Sat, March 18 2017. 00:07 IST