German Bakery Blast

  • Suspected IM operatives planning to target city in the festive season: Delhi Police Special Cell sources September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives were planning to target the national capital in the festive season, said Delhi Police Special Cell sources on Sunday. Sources said that alleged IM agent Azaz Sheikh, who was arrested on Saturday from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, was sent to recce the capital during...
  • Kolkata Police arrests IM terrorist allegedly involved in German Bakery blast July 3, 2014

    Kolkata: The Kolkata Police has arrested an Indian Mujahideen terrorist Zahid Hussain. Hussain, a Bangladeshi national, was arrested from outside the Kolkata railway station on Wednesday evening by a special team of the Kolkata Police. He will be produced in court later on Thursday. The arrested IM terrorist is suspected...
  • Yasin Bhatkal in judicial custody for German Bakery blast case March 29, 2014

    Yasin Bhatkal, a founder of terrorist organisation Indian Mujahideen, who is also a prime accused in the German Bakery blast case here, was remanded in a 14-day judicial custody by a special court here for a test identification parade. Bhatkal was produced before Judge SD Dharane as his custody with Anti...
  • German Bakery blast: Yasin Bhatkal sent to jail till March 28 March 14, 2014

    Pune: A Pune court on Friday sent Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal to police custody till March 28 in the German Bakery blast case. Bhatkal was arrested by the Maharashtra ATS on Thursday after a special MCOCA court granted the permission. The ATS also arrested Bhatkal's aide Asadullah Akhtar in connection...
  • MCOCA court rejects bail plea of Abu Jundal November 18, 2013

    The bail plea of alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba operative Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal was on Monday rejected by MCOCA court in the 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case. Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) Designated Judge Sayed Kadri rejected Jundal's bail petition saying he could not be given liberty at this...
  • Samajwadi Party wants German Bakery blast re-probed October 1, 2013

    Mumbai: The Samajwadi Party's Maharashtra unit on Tuesday demanded a re-investigation of Pune's German Bakery terror attack by National Investigation Agency in view of recent claims by blast convict Mirza Himayat Baig. Baig, awarded the death penalty, has approached the Bombay High Court pleading that he has been falsely implicated in the...
  • ATS officials tutored witnesses in 2010 Pune blast case: Journalist September 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Days after Indian Mujahideen kingpin Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal claimed that the Pune German Bakery blast accused Himayat Baig was not involved in the terror strike, more questions are being raised about the investigations into the case. Revelations by an independent journalist now claims that five...
  • Bhatkal's confession raises question on Baig's conviction in German bakery case September 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency and the Maharashtra Anti-Terrosrist Squad seem to be locking horns over Pune German bakery blast, as prime accused Yasin Bhatkal's interrogation has now put a question mark over the role of death row prisoner Himayat Baig. Five months after a Pune sessions judge sentenced...
  • Shinde dismisses Bhatkal's claims absolving Baig's role in Pune blast September 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde dismissed Indian Mujahideen operative Yasin Bhatkal's claims that the prime accused in the German Bakery blast Himayat Baig was not involved in the terror attack. The Maharashtra ATS had earlier said that this could be a ploy to weaken the case against Baig....
  • Putting blast behind, German Bakery reopens in Pune May 12, 2013

    Pune: German Bakery, the Pune-based eatery that was ripped apart a powerful blast, has been reopend on Sunday after three years-three months of the incident. This comes a month after the Pune Sessions Court convicted and sentenced prime perpetrator Himayat Baig to death for his role in the blast on...
  • Pune: German Bakery blast convict Himayat Baig gets death sentence April 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Pune German Bakery blast convict Himayat Baig has been sentenced to death. Baig, the lone convicted accused in the case, was sentenced to death by a Pune Sessions Court. Additional Sessions Judge NP Dhote handed down capital punishment to Baig for murder and criminal conspiracy, besides under provisions...
  • German Bakery blast: Court to sentence Himayat Baig today April 18, 2013

    Pune: Three years after the German Bakery blast, the Pune sessions court will announce the quantum of punishment to main accused Himayat Baig on Thursday. Baig was convicted for murder, criminal conspiracy and other charges on Monday. Himayat Baig, the man who provided logistical support for the blast is the...
  • German Bakery blast: Pune court to give verdict today April 15, 2013

    Pune: Three years after the German Bakery blast killed 17 people and injured over 60, a Pune court come out with a crucial judgement on Monday. It was the first major terror strike in Pune that dented its tag of being a peaceful city. On February 13, 2010, a deadly...
  • India high on terror hitlist, but lacks probe capabilities February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The twin blasts in Hyderabad, which killed 16 people and injured 117 others on Thursday evening, has once again pointed to the need for better and quick action on intelligence and coordination between Central and states' agencies. But in addition to this, the attack in the Andhra Pradesh...
  • Is Maharashtra a soft target for terrorists? August 3, 2012

    Mumbai: All the three cycles, upon which the bombs were placed in Wednesday's Pune serial blasts, were bought on the same day, according to sources. The police have identified the trader who sold the cycles, and have also questioned nine major cycle-sellers and distributors. The investigators are looking closely at...
  • Maharashtra ATS moves court to question Abu Jundal June 28, 2012

    Mumbai: After Mumbai Crime Branch, the Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad has also produced a production warrant in Delhi's Tis Hazari court for key 26/11 conspirator Abu Jundal's interrogation. An ATS team will soon go to Delhi for other procedures. The ATS wants to question him regarding the Aurangabad arms haul case of...
  • CID to probe German Bakery accused murder: Patil June 8, 2012

    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...
  • German Bakery blast accused killed in jail: police June 8, 2012

    Pune: The Pune police have claimed that the German bakery blast accused has been killed in the Yerawada jail. The police said that Mohammed Siddique was strangled to death after a brawl inside the jail. Siddique had been arrested by the Delhi Police in 2011 in connection with various blasts....
  • Delhi: Suspected IM operative arrested March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: An alleged Indian Mujahideen operative, Asadullah Rehman has been arrested in Delhi. Rehman alias Dilkash (20) is an alleged member of the Indian Mujahideen module led by Yasin Bhatkal and has been arrested from Chandu Nagar in Karawal Nagar in Delhi. Explosives, detonators and a timer has been...
  • Thorough probe needed in embassy car attack: BJP February 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday cautioned that the bomb attack on an Israel embassy vehicle in New Delhi should not be viewed as a one-off incident and needed thorough investigation even as it slammed the government over "failure" to solve the nine terror strikes since 26/11. "BJP condemns the dastardly...
  • One more IM operative arrested in Bihar December 6, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police have picked up Idian Mujahideen (IM) operative Aftab alias Farooq alias Roshan from Purnia in Bihar. With this, a total of seven IM operatives, along with Farooq, have been arrested so far. Acting on a tip off by Intelligence Bureau (IB), a special branch team of...
  • Six IM operatives sent to 10-day police custody December 6, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday remanded six suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives allegedly involved in various blasts across India in police custody for 10 days. Officials of the special cell of the Delhi Police on November 30 arrested the six alleged terrorists from Delhi, Bihar and Chennai and recovered two...
  • Delhi: 6 Indian Mujahideen operatives arrested November 30, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted the Indian Mujahideen module believed to be behind the three biggest terror attacks in the last two years. Officials of the special cell of the Delhi police have arrested 6 alleged terrorists of the group from Delhi, Bihar and Chennai. Going...
  • Chidambaram claims Kishenji encounter not fake November 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday backed West Bengal government's claim the Maoist leader Kishenji was killed in a gunfight and not in a fake encounter. Chidambaram, while addressing a press conference in New Delhi, said that the November 24 police encounter in which Kishenji was killed was...
  • 6 arrested for Pune blast, Jama Masjid attack November 30, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested six suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives in connection with crucial terror cases in the country, according to sources. The Delhi Police sources claim to have solved the Jama Masjid blast case, the Pune German Bakery blast case and Chinnaswamy stadium terror attack case. Sources say...
  • Pune blast: a year on, still no compensation February 13, 2011

    Mumbai: Gokul Nepali was barely 19 and just three months into his marriage when he was killed in the German bakery bomb blast. Now, a year later his family based in Nepal is still awaiting justice. While the centre has released the compensation amount of two lakh rupees, they are...
  • ATS chief, deputy contest over Pune blast arrest September 18, 2010

    Mumbai: The arrest of German Bakery blast mastermind Mirza Himayat Baig has sparked a blame game between the Mumbai Anti-Terror Squad chief and his deputy. After the arrest of Baig, ATS chief Rakesh Maria had said, "We have made the first arrest. Himayat Baig was arrested from Camp Road in Pune."...
  • Blame game in ATS over arrest of bakery blast mastermind September 18, 2010

    The Anti-Terror Squad is passing through a phase of blame game between its chief and the deputy inspector general over the arrest of German bakery blast mastermind Mirza Himayat Baig. ...
  • Cops differ over Pune blast accused's role September 16, 2010

    Mumbai: In an embarrassing development for the Maharashtra government, top officials of the state police on Thursday appeared to differ over the role of Mirza Himayat Baig, nabbed in connection with the Feb 13 German Bakery blast in Pune. Pune-based Deputy Inspector General of Police Ravindra Kadam Thursday told mediapersons that...
  • German Bakery blast: Police arrest LeT operatives October 2, 2010

    With the arrest of 2 LeT operatives, the Maharashtra ATS claims it has cracked the German Bakery blast case....