Key 26/11 terror suspect Abu Hamza nabbed

Key 26/11 terror suspect Abu Hamza nabbed

New Delhi: In a major breakthrough, the Special Cell of the Delhi Police on Monday arrested a key 26/11 terror suspect from the Indira Gandhi International Airport here.

According to sources, the suspect – identified as Abu Hamza alias Sayeed Zabi ud Deen alias Zabi Ansari alias Riyasat Ali – was nabbed while returning from the Gulf.

Hamza is believed to have provided assistance to 26/11 terrorists. He was reportedly one of the Pakistani handlers who was giving instructions to the 26/11 terrorists.

Sources said Hamza was in Pakistan when the 26/11 attack took place. He had been on the run since 2006 when he went to Pakistan.

Hamza reportedly identified targets for the 26/11 attacks and was also wanted in connection with some cases in Gujarat.

He was produced before a court which remanded him to 15 day police custody.

He is reported to be involved with the Indian Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Toiba terror groups

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Posted on June 25, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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