New Delhi, Nov 18 (IBNS) The Chhattisgarh Police on Monday arrested seven members of banned Islamic student outfit Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) in connection with the recent blasts in Patna and Bodh Gaya of Bihar.
The police said SIMI members allegedly helped Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists to carry out the blasts.
Raids were also conducted in Bihar´s Patna and Ranchi in Jharkhand.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday released photographs of of five absconding accused of banned terror outfit IM in connection with the Bodh Gaya and Patna serial blasts cases.
The NIA also announced a cash reward of upto Rs 10 lakh for any information leading to arrest of the five accused.
The NIA has released the photographs of Tahseen Akhtar alias Monu, Haider Ali, Numan Ansari, Taufeeq Ansari and Mojibullah.
An informer will get Rs 10 lakh from the agency for giving information on Akhtar and Al while information on others will fetch them 5 lakh.