2008 Ahmedabad Blasts

  • IM operative Afzal Usmani, who escaped from a Mumbai court, rearrested October 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Indian Mujahideen operative Afzal Usmani, who had escaped from the Mumbai Police's custody, has been arrested. Usmani, an accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad and Surat blasts had managed to escape in broad daylight from the Mumbai Sessions Court premises on September 20. The IM operative, who was taken to the...
  • Sabarmati Central Jail's Deputy Superintendent suspended February 13, 2013

    Gandhinagar: The Deputy Superintendent of the Sabarmati Central Jail in Gujarat was suspended on Wednesday after a jail break attempt by inmates. Jail authorities on Monday had discovered an 18-feet long tunnel in the prison. Those who attempted the jail break have now been put into a concrete structure for strict...
  • Maharashtra ATS kills Ahmedabad blast suspect March 26, 2012

    New Delhi: A suspect wanted in connection with the 2008 Ahmedabad blast case was killed in an encounter with the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in Aurangabad on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Mohammed Abrar, a resident of Gulmohar Colony in Ahmedabad, police said. Mohammad Abrar's name figured in...