Hyderabad blast accused arrested in Ranchi

Mar 04, 2013, 14:01 IST | Agencies

An accused in the twin blasts that rocked Hyderabad on February 21 has been arrested in Ranchi.

Manzar Imam, an accused of the February 21 Hyderabad blasts and a member of Indian Mujahideen (IM), was arrested in Ranchi early today, police said.

Hyderabad blast accused arrested in Ranchi
Twin bomb blasts in Hyderabad on February 21 left 16 dead and over 100 injured (Pic - AFP)

Imam was arrested from Kanke locality here. He was wanted in the Hyderabad terror attack, which killed 16 people and injured 117.

The National Investigating Agency (NIA) had made several attempts to arrest Imam, a resident of Bariatu in Ranchi.

He was also wanted in the Ahmedabad blast that took place on July 26, 2008. 

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