Pune blasts: Delhi Police arrest fifth IM suspect

Last Updated: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 15:03 hrs

The Special Cell of the Delhi Police on Friday said they have arrested a suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist, who was allegedly linked to the blasts in Pune on Aug 1.

Syed Maqbool was arrested from his hideout in Hyderabad on Oct 23, the police said.

Maqbool was accused of making the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) that was used on Aug 1.

Maqbool, who is a resident Maharashtra´s Nanded district, is currently being deported to Delhi for questioning.

He is the fifth person arrested in connection to the blasts.

According to reports, he allegedly taught others terrorists to make IEDs at IM recruiter Asad Khan´s farmhouse in Aurangabad.

Four low-intensity bomb blasts in quick succession shook Pune on Aug 1 night, leaving one person wounded, while a fifth device was defused.

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