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Suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist arrested

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Police has arrested a suspected terrorist who had been on the run since the 2008 Batla House encounter, a said today.

was arrested by the Police's Special Cell.

Khan was present at Batla House, along with four others, and had managed to give police the slip during the encounter on September 19, 2008 in Delhi's Jamia Nagar, in which two terrorists were killed and as many arrested.

Mohan Chand Sharma, who led the police action, was also killed during the operation.

A trial court here in July 2013 had sentenced Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist to life imprisonment in connection with the His appeal against the trial court's verdict has been pending in the high court.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 15:05 IST