'Hamza's confession proves role of state players in 26/11'

Jun 27, 2012, 13:19 IST | Agencies

Home Minister P Chidambaram today said that Abu Hamza's confesssion proved that state players were involved in the terror attack on Mumbai.

India had been tracking 2008 Mumbai terror attack suspect Abu Jindal Hamza for over a year, Home Minister P Chidambaram said today.

P Chidambaram (File pic - AFP)

He added that Hamza's confession proved the involvement of state players in the strike.

"We were tracking Jindal for over a year. His confession proves that there was support of state actors for 26/11 massacre," Chidambaram told reporters here.

Hamza, 30, was arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here June 21 after his deportation from Saudi Arabia. He is said to have a number of aliases.

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