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Ahmedabad blast accused among three arrested in Bihar

Press Trust of India  |  Gaya(Bihar) 

Three suspected terrorists, including an accused in the 2008 bomb blast in have been arrested here, police said today.

Tausheek Ahmad, the bomb blast case accused, and his associate Sanaah Khan were arrested from a cyber cafe in Rajendra Ashram locality in Gaya town last night after they were found making some objectionable post on social media, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Singh said.

Gaya is about 100 km from state capital

The arrest was made by a police team led by Station House Officer (SHO) of the Civil Lines police station Hari Ojha, the DSP said.

On the basis of information gathered from the two, another person Shahber Khan of Shahdeo Khap village has been arrested for giving shelter to Tausheek Ahmad, the DSP said.

Inspector General of Police, zone, N H Khan, said Tausheek Ahmad is an accused in 2008 bomb blast.

Sanaah Khan hails from Shahdeo Khap village of Gaya.

The IGP said NIA, RAW, ATS, IB and Police personnel are questioning the three.

The DSP said that during questioning it emerged that Tausheek Ahmad, a B.Tech in Computer and Electronics from a private university in Maharashtra, has been visiting Gaya since 2009 and staying at Shahdeo Khap village at a shelter provided by Shahber Khan.

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First Published: Thu, September 14 2017. 14:32 IST