Bangalore blast case : Three arrested from Tamil Nadu

Apr 23, 2013, 13:56 IST | Agencies

Chennai Police have arrested three persons in connection with last week's blast near the BJP office in Bangalore that left 16 persons injured.

According to top police sources, Karnataka Police were assisted by their Tamil Nadu counterparts in a late night operation, in which two persons -- Peer Mohideen and Basheer hailing from Tirunelveli were arrested from a lodge here.

Banglore blast site
Police carry out investigations at the Bangalore blast site; File Pic/AFP

The third person was arrested from Madurai, they said, adding the trio facilitated the blast while the main culprits were still at large.

Four men were recently detained in Kerala for their alleged involvement in the case.

The arrested are being taken to Bangalore for further investigation, sources said.

The Karnataka government had announced a reward of Rs five lakh to those who provide information on the culprits responsible for the April 17 blast. 

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