Bangalore: A Muslim federation of over dozen organisations on Friday sought a quick and fair investigation into the arrest of 11 youth suspected to have links with banned terror outfits LeT and HuJI and plotting to carry terrors attacks in the city.
"We demand a quick and fair investigation of the case, adherence to rule of law and reiteration that innocents will not be harassed," federation convener Masood Abdul Khader told reporters, a day after police revealed that the accused were arrested on Wednesday from Bangalore and Hubli.
Of the 11 youth, six are from Bangalore, including a scientist with a state-run defence organisation and a journalist with a leading English daily and five from Hubli town, about 430 km from here.
"In this context, we would like point out that LeT (Lashkar-e-Taiba) and HuJi (Harkat-ul-Jihad-e-Islam) are at war with each other and no person can work for both the terror outfits. We have reason to doubt the police version," Khader asserted....more
12:03 PM, Sep 01, 2012
Bangalore: The father of one of the 11 men arrested by the Bangalore Police on Wednesday on charges of having links with terror groups Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and the HuJI and plotting attacks on MPs, MLAs and journalists, has said that the family wasn't informed his arrest. The man worked as an engineer at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). "We didn't get any message of his arrest. The police...
08:25 AM, Aug 31, 2012