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Arrested IM men to be used to unearth its existing modules: officer

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Police will be looking to Indian Mujahideen's existing modules in and take down the terror group's operatives and sympathisers on leads from its two recently-arrested top members, a said today.

Ariz Khan was caught by the Special of the Police from the Indo-border last Tuesday, while his Nepal-based associate was arrested in January.

The duo will be put through joint interrogation for cross checking information provided by them, the senior Special said.

Khan will also be taken to different states where serial blasts were executed by the IM, to their network, the said requesting anonymity.

Khan was sent to 25 days police custody by a court last evening.

Seeking his remand, the Special told the court that he was required to be quizzed over the Batla House case besides various other serial blasts in Uttar Pradesh, and Delhi.

Khan was allegedly involved in the Batla House encounter with in 2008.

He had managed to escape along with his associate Shahzad during the encounter, in which Delhi Police was killed, the said.

Khan was also linked with deadly terror strikes in UP courts, Ahmadabad, and Jaipur, during 2007-2008, in which about 165 people were killed and over 535 were injured, police said.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 23:40 IST