Maharashtra ATS

  • Pune blast: 10 ATS teams to probe case, terror angle not ruled out July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Ten teams of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad were formed on Friday to investigate all the angles in Pune blast, sources said adding that case has been registered under various sections against unknown persons at Vishrambag police station. Prima facie, the blast seemed to be part of terrorist attack, sources said....
  • 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...
  • Mahabodhi blasts: NIA announces Rs 10 lakh reward for clues July 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has announced Rs 10 lakh reward for anyone providing clues leading to the Mahabodhi temple bombers. Even three days after a series of blasts rocked the Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, security agencies and Bihar Police have failed to any major lead in the...
  • Maharashtra: Several injured after blast in state transport bus May 10, 2013

    Mumbai: An explosion in a state transport bus in Latur district of Maharashtra on Friday evening left several injured. According to sources, the cause of the blast was unknown. Nearly 10-15 people are believed to have been injured in the blast. Sources said a bomb disposal squad has been rushed and the...
  • 2012 Pune blasts case: Maharashtra ATS files chargesheet May 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Nearly a year after four low intensity blasts ripped the Junglee Maharaj (JM) Road in Pune, the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) has filed its chargesheet before a special MCOCA court in Mumbai. The 3,857-page chargesheet was filed on Tuesday before special MCOCA Judge Y D Shinde against eight...
  • 7/11 Mumbai blasts: Call records of 4 accused show they weren't at the spot April 27, 2013

    Mumbai: There may be embarrassment for the Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad in the 7/11 train serial blasts trial. The phone records of four alleged bombers have shown that they were not at the blast site when the bombs were planted. The ATS had arrested five alleged bomb planters in connection with the...
  • May shift Abu Jundal to Navi Mumbai jail, authorities to court April 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Authorities on Tuesday told the special MCOCA court that they are contemplating shifting the suspected LeT operative and key plotter of 26/11 terror strikes Abu Jundal from Arthur Road jail to a facility at Taloja in Navi Mumbai. "The Arthur Road Jail officials told the court that they are contemplating...
  • Jundal threatens to go on fast against solitary confinement April 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Suspected LeT operative and key plotter of 26/11 terror strikes Abu Jundal has threatened to go on hunger strike if not taken out of solitary confinement. He said this in a letter submitted today by authorities of Arthur Road jail, where he has been lodged, to the special Maharashtra...
  • Mumbai: ATS official shoots himself dead in restaurant March 23, 2013

    Mumbai: In a freak incident, a police officer in the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) shot himself dead at a restaurant in Thane on Saturday evening. The officer had gone to the Goa Portuguese Hotel with his family where he shot himself dead around 4.00 pm. The reason for his suicide...
  • Find 2011 Mumbai bombers, earn Rs 10 lakh: Maharashtra ATS February 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) on Monday announced a Rs 10 lakh reward for anyone providing information on Indian Mujahideen chief Yasin Bhatkal and three of his aides, accused of the 2011 Mumbai triple bombings, an official said. Police have issued names and photographs of Mohammed Ahmed Mohammed Zarrar Siddhibappa alias...
  • Pune blasts planned after murder of terror accused December 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad, which on Thursday arrested three more members of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen in connection with the August 1 Pune blasts case, said the conspiracy began after the murder of Qatil Siddiqui, an accused in German Bakery blast case, at Pune's Yerawada jail. "The plan to carry...
  • Chargesheet filed against Jundal in Aurangabad arms case November 3, 2012

    Mumbai: The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Maharashtra police on Saturday filed a supplementary chargesheet against alleged LeT operative and 26/11 Mumbai attack handler Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari, alias Abu Jundal, in the 2006 Aurangabad Arms haul case. "We have filed a 3,650-page chargesheet against Jundal, and named him as key accused,"...
  • 7/11: Call records of accused destroyed, Maha ATS tells HC October 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) probing the 2006 suburban train blasts, filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court on Monday saying that it had destroyed call data records (CDRs) of all the 13 accused. The affidavit, filed by Sunil Wadke, who was then a police inspector attached to the...
  • 26/11: Abu Jundal's police custody ends today September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Key 26/11 attacks handler Abu Jundal's police custody ends on Monday and the matter is set to come up for hearing at a Mumbai court. The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) was given the custody of Jundal for their investigations into the 2006 arms haul case and the 26/11 attacks. In...
  • 26/11: Jundal's custody extended till September 10 September 3, 2012

    New Delhi: A Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court on Monday extended the custody of key 26/11 handler Abu Jundal till September 10. The court also allowed Jundal to meet his parents for about ten minutes to arrange for a lawyer. Jundal was brought to Mumbai in July after a...
  • 26/11: Jundal's custody ends, court hearing today September 3, 2012

    Mumbai: A Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court will on Monday decide whether to extend the police custody of key 26/11 handler Abu Jundal. Jundal was brought to Mumbai in July after a Delhi court gave the Maharahstra ATS his custody. The ATS, in turn, handed Jundal over to the...
  • 26/11 handler Jundal allowed to speak to parents August 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Key 26/11 handler Abu Jundal was on Tuesday allowed to speak to his parents on the mobile phone after a court allowed permission. Jundal had reportedly sought permission from the court to speak to his parents. Jundal was on Monday sent to ATS custody till August 24 in connection with the...
  • Pune blasts: Got bags at IAC site, says suspect August 2, 2012

    Pune: Two of the Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) that did not explode in Pune have been sent for forensic examination, Home Secretary RK Singh said on Thursday. He added, "Investigations are still in the preliminary stage. The initial investigation is being done by the NSG post-blast team." The NIA and the...
  • Pune blasts suspect lifted bags from IAC rally site August 2, 2012

    Pune: The protesters of India Against Corruption on Thursday suspended their agitation for a day in blast-hit Pune after the police told them to pack-up and leave so that investigations were carried on smoothly. IAC member Deepak Bharadia said, "We have suspended our protest for today." Meanwhile, the man who was detained...
  • Pune blasts: Terror angle being probed, says Patil August 2, 2012

    Pune: Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil on Thursday said investigating agencies were probing all angles to determine whether any terror outfit was behind the low intensity serial bomb blasts that rocked the city on Wednesday night. "Whether it was a terrorist act or not will be determined only after proper investigations...
  • 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...
  • Mystery behind IM operative's murder in Pune jail June 10, 2012

    Mumbai: The murder of Pune blast accused Qateel Siddiqui inside a high security Yerawada prison has thrown up many questions. Siddiqui, was murdered by two other inmates in Pune's high-security Yerawada prison on Friday. A day after the shocker, while Human Rights groups plan to register a complaint with the...
  • Two terror suspects arrested in Maharashtra March 27, 2012

    Mumbai/Aurangabad: Two more terror suspects were arrested from their hideout in Buldhana district of Maharashtra on Tuesday, a day after state ATS apprehended a man wanted in 2008 Ahmedabad blasts following the gunning down of his accomplice in an encounter in Aurangabad. Akheel Khilji (45) and Mohammed Jafar Hussain Qureshi (32),...
  • 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...
  • Group behind Mumbai blasts identified: DGP September 24, 2011

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Director General of Police (DGP) Ajit Parasnis has claimed that the group behind the 13/7 blasts has been identified. He said that the Maharashtra ATS had made progress in the investigation into the terror attack. However, he added that some loose end remained to be tied up in the probe. Three...
  • Mumbai: ATS to grill IM members in Guj, K'taka July 16, 2011

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra ATS is likely to question alleged Indian Mujahideen (IM) members lodged in Karnataka and Gujarat jails in connection with Wednesday's serial blasts in the city. The ATS has also sought assistance from Kolkata Police asking them to verify if any suspects had travelled to Mumbai from that city...
  • Mumbai: Maha ATS in touch with Kolkata STF July 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The police have reportedly made some headway in the probe of the Mumbai serial blasts which took place on Wednesday evening claiming twenty lives and leaving scores injured. Sources told CNN-IBN that there could be a Kolkata link to the blasts and that the Maharashtra Anti Terror Squad (ATS)...
  • ATS probes Mumbai blasts, registers three cases July 14, 2011

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Thursday registered three cases in connection with the serial bombings that left 17 people dead and 131 injured. "ATS has taken over the probe. Close to 12 joint teams of ATS and Crime Branch have been formed and we are being closely assisted by...
  • Malegaon blast: Praveen Mutalik chargesheeted April 21, 2011

    Mumbai: Notwithstanding Centre's decision to hand over 2008 Malegaon blast probe to NIA, Maharashtra ATS on Thursday filed a charge sheet alleging that Abhinav Bharat activist Praveen Mutalik was the key conspirator in the bombings that left six people dead. Mutalik, who is in his early 30's, was arrested by...
  • More arrests likely in Malegaon blast case: ATS March 7, 2011

    Mumbai: Maharashtra ATS has got "new material and good information" after interrogating Praveen Mutalik and some more arrests are likely in connection with the 2008 Malegaon blast case, the chief of the squad said on Monday. "During the interrogation of Mutalik, we have got good information and new material that has...