WAQAS

  • IM operatives Akhtar, Waqas sent to NIA custody till May 23 May 16, 2014

    A Delhi court on Friday extended till May 23 the NIA custody of suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) men Tehsin Akhtar and ZiaUrRahman alias Waqas after the agency said they were required to be interrogated further to unearth the larger conspiracy of the banned terror outfit. Akhtar and Waqas were produced before...
  • Dilsukhnagar blasts: Top IM operatives sent to judicial custody May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen suspects Tehsin Akhtar alias Monu and Pakistani national Waqas alias ZiaurRehman were on Monday sent to judicial custody till May 8 in connection with the 2013 blasts in Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad. According to sources, National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Judge IS Mehta sent the duo to judicial custody...
  • NIA, Delhi Police get into war of words over custody of Akhtar, Waqas April 2, 2014

    The NIA and the Special Cell of Delhi Police on Wednesday got into war of words over the custody of top Indian Mujahideen operatives Tehseen Akhtar and Zia-ur-Rehman alias Waqas. The NIA on Tuesday demanded in a Delhi court to know that what the Delhi Police Special Cell has been...
  • IM top man Tehseen Akhtar was planning terror strike in Delhi: Police March 28, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen's top operative Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu was planning to carry out a terror strike in the national capital with the help of his associates, the Delhi Police has told a local court. The Special Cell of Delhi Police stated this while seeking remand of Akhtar, one of the alleged...
  • IM operative Waqas tells how he became a terrorist, planned for blasts March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Zia-ur-Rehman alias Waqas claims to have been motivated very early and wanted to participate in jehadi activities. In 2009, he met LeT recruiter Taj Mohammed. Then 21 year old Waqas told him that he wanted to get trained and fight for jehad in Kashmir. But Taj wasn't interested....
  • NIA announces reward for Mumbai triple blasts suspect September 9, 2013

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh on information leading to arrest of Waqas, a Pakistani national, who is alleged to have planted bombs in the 2011 triple blasts in  Mumbai. During the interrogation of Yasin Bhatkal, alleged to be the mastermind of...
  • Were wrong people arrested by ATS in 2011 Mumbai serial blasts? September 9, 2013

    New Delhi: In a revelation that could embarrass the Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad (ATS), Indian Mujahideen co-founder Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal in his interrogation has claimed that wrong people were arrested in the 2011 Mumbai serial blasts case. A CCTV video accessed by CNN-IBN from the evening of the...
  • Pakistan beat Malaysia 4-1, enter semis of Asia Cup August 25, 2013

    Ipoh: Three-time champions Pakistan became the first team to qualify for the semi-finals of the Asia Cup hockey tournament after defeating Malaysia 4-1 in their second Pool A match, here on Sunday. After this victory, Pakistan are atop Pool A with six points from two games ahead of Malaysia who have...
  • Hockey: India defeat Pakistan 3-1 to stay alive in Ipoh March 12, 2013

    Ipoh: Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh and the young Indian forward line rose to the big occasion on Tuesday to earn a well-deserved 3-1 win over old foes Pakistan to stay alive in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup tournament. Vice captain Sreejesh saved as many as seven penalty corners (PC) and young Indian...
  • 13/7 bomber who enrolled in gyms identified January 29, 2012

    Mumbai: One of the bomb planters wanted in connection with the 13/7 blasts case, who had enrolled himself at two gymnasiums including the one owned by the family of underworld donturnedpolitician Arun Gawli, had mentioned his name as "Waqas" while joining the gyms, Maharashtra ATS said. "It was Waqas who got...