New Delhi: Suspected terrorist Fasih Mohammad allegedly involved in Chinnaswamy Stadium blast has been detained in Saudi Arabia, and is likely to be deported to India soon.
Fasih is wanted in connection with incidents in Delhi and Bangalore. He is an Indian Mujahideen operative wanted by Indian agencies. An Indian national who fled to gulf countries as IB was trying to detain him along with Jundal but his deportation did not work out.
On the request of Karnataka and Delhi Police, CBI had asked the Interpol to issue a Red Corner Notice against Fasih after which Saudi Authorities have informed that he has been apprehended by them.
The agency is interacting with Saudi authorities on the formalities to bring him back and a team might be sent there to speed up the extradition process, they said.
Fasih had reportedly been missing and his wife Nikhat Parveen had approached the Supreme Court claiming Fasih was in the custody of central security agencies.
Parveen moved the Supreme Court alleging her husband was picked up by a joint team of Indian and Saudi officials on May 13 for his alleged terror links.
With additional information from PTI