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Jun 08, 2012 at 07:11pm IST

CID will investigate German Bakery accused murder: RR Patil

New Delhi: Maharashtra Home Minister and NCP leader RR Patil on Friday promised CID investigation in the murder of the German Bakery blast accused in the Yerawada jail on Friday.

"The CID will investigate this matter. It is a very serious issue," said Patil. He added that a suspension order had been given to the jail superintendent.

The Pune police on Friday claimed that the German Bakery blast accused was strangled to death in the Yerawada jail after a brawl.

CID to probe German Bakery accused murder: Patil

Mohammed Siddique, an accused in the German Bakery blast case, was killed in a brawl in Yerawada jail in Pune on Friday.

Mohammed Siddique was arrested by the Delhi Police in 2011 in connection with various blasts. He was a close aide of Yasin Bhatkal.

The blast that ripped through the German Bakery in Pune on February 13, 2010 left 17 people dead and 50 others injured.

The police had said that the blast was a handiwork of the LeT and the Indian Mujahideen.