MAHARASHTRA ANTI TERRORISM SQUAD

  • Rakesh Maria appointed as new Police Commissioner of Mumbai February 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Saturday got a new police commissioner. Senior IPS officer Rakesh Maria, who was the head of the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad was appointed as Mumbai Police Commissioner on Saturday. The post became vacant after former police commisisoner Satyapal Singh resigned in January to join the...
  • 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 AntiTerror 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...
  • Jundal's police custody extended till October 3 September 24, 2012

    Nashik: Terror suspect and 26/11 handler Abu Jundal's police custody was extended till October 3 by a court in Nashik on Monday. Jundal was produced before Chief Judicial Magistrate AD Sawant amid tight security this morning. Special Public Prosecutor Ajay Misar said Jundal's interrogation so far had elicited some information about...
  • 13/7 accused met Osama in 2001: ATS sources February 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Anti Terror Squad (ATS) sources on Tuesday said that July 13, 2011 Mumbai serial blast accused and Indian Mujahideen member Haroon Naik met slain terrorist Osama bin Laden in August 2001 in Bahawalpur, Pakistan. "Naik was part a group of operatives who were addressed by Osama in Bhawalpur," said...
  • Antulay sends letter to PM, makes his excuse December 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Union Minority Affairs Minister A R Antulay has said he had never doubted that terrorists killed Hemant Karkare or questioned the martyrdom of the Maharashtra police officer. I am not questioning that a terrorist was involved in the killing of Hemant Karkare. I am not questioning the martyrdom of...
  • Minister doubts who killed ATS chief Karkare December 17, 2008

    New Delhi: Union Minorities Affairs Minister A R Antulay suspects the truth behind Maharashtra AntiTerror Squad chief Hemant Karkares murder is being suppressed. Karkare was leading the investigation into the Malegaon blast and was shot dead during the Mumbai terror attacks on November 26. Antulay told CNNIBN he was not sure...