New Delhi: Union Home Secretary RK Singh on Tuesday admitted that there were coordination problems between Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) and Delhi Police, saying that one of the two arrested in the 13/7 Mumbai blasts case is a police informer.
Congratulating Maharashtra ATS for cracking the case, Singh said that Naqee Ahmed Sheikh, who is one of the arrested in the blast case, was being used by the IB and Delhi police to track the terror modules.
"I am happy that Maharashtra ATS cracked the case. It is true that IB and Delhi Police were using Naqee Ahmed Sheikh as an informer, but that doesn't preclude his role as a possible bomber," he said.
"There were coordination problems between Maharashtra ATS and Delhi Police. To improve coordination between agencies, National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) will be put on ground soon," he added. ...more
03:25 PM, Jan 24, 2012
Mumbai: A family member of Naqi Ahmed, who had allegedly helped three terror suspects rent an apartment in Mumbai and was later arrested in a forgery case, said he was being tortured in police custody. The charge, however, was rubbished by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) which effected the arrest. "My nephew (Naqi Ahmed) is innocent. He did not know anyone called Bhatkal (Indian Mujahideen suspected member Yasin Bhatkal). We...
08:26 PM, Jan 20, 2012