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Suspect in 2000 Red Fort attack sent to police remand

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Bilal Ahmad Kawa, a suspected (LeT) terrorist, wanted for his alleged role in 2000 terror attack, on Thursday was sent to a 10-day police remand by a

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

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

On 22 December 2000, LeT men sneaked into the and opened indiscriminate fire on the guards of the 7th battalion of Rajputana Rifles, killing three persons, including a civilian.

The terrorists had managed to flee through the Fort's rear wall.

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. 17:40 IST