Fourth accused in Pune blast arrested

Published: Oct 18, 2012, 07:35 IST | Agencies |

The fourth suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative allegedly involved in the August 1 Pune blast was arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police, an official said on Wednesday.

The other three accused were arrested earlier. The accused has been identified as Langde Irfan Mustafa (30) was arrested near a bus stand in Jaipur Oct 10, police said. “Mustafa was one of the other accused in the Pune blast. Many are still absconding,” said Special Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) SN Srivastav.

Blast site: Bomb squad officials and police search for clues after the blast occurred outside a McDonald’s outlet in Pune on August 1. File Pic

Mustafa is undergoing 10 days of police custody. Asad Khan (33) and Imran Khan (31) were arrested from south Delhi on September 26. The third alleged operative, Sayed Firoz alias Hamza (38), was arrested on October 1 from the Nizamuddin Railway Station in Delhi.

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