YASIN BHATKAL

  • Defamation case: Naqvi acquitted after Sabir Ali withdraws plea 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was on Saturday acquitted in a criminal defamation case against him by former JD(U) leader Sabir Ali after the court was told that the two have reached a settlement. Ali had on September 16 sought a "written apology" from Naqvi, who is minister state...
  • Pakistan's ISI closely connected with IM operatives: NIA October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Pakistan intelligence agency ISI was "closely connected" with top operatives of banned Indian Mujahideen (IM) and provided shelter to its members wanted in India, the National Investigation Agency has told a special court in New Delhi. The NIA said this in its supplementary chargesheet filed against 20 suspected IM...
  • 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...
  • IM planned to send poisoned letters to kill targets: Delhi Police August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen was planning to send letters "soaked with poison" to their targets to kill them, the Delhi Police has told a court in its chargesheet filed against six suspected men of the terror outfit in a case of allegedly setting up an illegal arms factory here. In its...
  • Yasin Bhatkal to be questioned by UP Police August 7, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen commander Yasin Bhatkal will soon be interrogated by the Uttar Pradesh Police, an official said on Thursday. The official said formalities for his remand are underway and they hope to complete it soon. The official also said that Bhatkal will be questioned by the AntiTerror Squad before Aug 10 after...
  • Being treated worse than animal in Tihar Jail, claims Bhatkal July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen (IM) cofounder Yasin Bhatkal, arrested for his alleged involvement in various terror strikes across India, on Monday claimed before a court that he is being treated "worse than an animal" in Tihar Jail and not provided proper food in the holy month of Ramzan. Bhatkal, who was...
  • ATS arrests 2011 Mumbai serial blasts accused from Goa July 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The Antiterrorism squad has arrested an accused from Goa who is suspected to have been involved in the 2011 Mumbai serial blasts in Mumbai. The accused, Abdul Mateen Fakki, is suspected of having passed money to Indian Mujahideen co founder Yasin Bhatkal through the hawala network to help conduct...
  • Criminal defamation case: Naqvi gets bail July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was granted bail by a Delhi court in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against him by former JD(U) leader Sabir Ali for allegedly linking him with arrested Indian Mujahideen (IM) cofounder Yasin Bhatkal. Naqvi appeared before Metropolitan Magistrate Akash Jain in...
  • Naqvi to appear in defamation case filed by Sabir Ali July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi is scheduled to appear in a Patiala House court on Wednesday for hearing on the defamation case filed against him by former Janata Dal United leader Sabir Ali, for calling the latter a terrorist. After the annulment of his membership by...
  • Yasin Bhatkal admits carrying out 2011 Mumbai blasts, says has no remorse July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Suspected Indian Mujahideen cofounder Yasin Bhatkal has admitted to having carried out the 2011 Mumbai triple blasts. He told the investigative agency that he feels satisfied with the blast and has no remorse for what he did. Rather, he was proud of himself for carrying out the blast successfully. The...
  • Feel proud for carrying Mumbai serial blasts: Bhatkal tells police July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian Mujahideen cofounder Yasin Bhatkal, arrested in connection with the 2011 Mumbai triple blast case, told the Mumbai police that he feels "proud of himself" for carrying out the blasts. "Whatever I have done, I feel proud of myself," Bhatkal said in his confessional statement, recorded by the Mumbai police,...
  • 2011 Mumbai blasts: Charges filed against top Yasin Bhatkal, aide June 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Police on Monday filed a supplementary chargesheet in a special Court in Mumbai against Indian Mujahideen (IM) cofounder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akthar in the 2011 Mumbai bombings. The AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS) submitted the 300page document in which it has said Bhatkal was a key conspirator of...
  • Made in Munger: A Bihar 'cottage industry' trusted by criminals June 10, 2014

    Fine craftsmanship, attention to detail and the ability to produce exact imitations have made the illegal firearms industry of eastern Bihar's Munger district, a revered if it can be called that name in the world of crime. The clientele includes criminals from at least nine Indian states and...
  • Jama Masjid attack: Delhi Police chargesheets Bhatkal, aide May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen (IM) cofounder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Thursday chargesheeted by Delhi Police in a Delhi court in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case where a bomb fitted in a car had exploded. Special Cell of Delhi Police...
  • Paharganj terror strike aborted as IM man got injured: Police April 21, 2014

    Five months after the February 13, 2010 bomb blast at Pune, Indian Mujahideen (IM) had planned to carry out a terror strike at German Bakery in New Delhi on August 1 but the plan was aborted as one of the executors sustained bullet injuries due to accidental firing, Delhi Police...
  • Jama Masjid attack: Police files chargesheet against Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar April 19, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Saturday chargesheeted by Delhi Police in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case in which two Taiwani tourists had sustained bullet injuries. The Special Cell of Delhi Police filed its final report before Additional Sessions...
  • Police detain Sabir Ali's wife for holding protest outside Naqvi's house March 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has detained Yasmin Ali, the wife of expelled Janata Dal United leader Sabir Ali, for protesting outside BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's residence. The police requested Yasmin to move away from Naqvi's residence. Yasmin was on a dharna outside Naqvi's house over his remarks against her husband. Ali,...
  • Sending legal notice to Naqvi, he must apologise soon: Sabir Ali March 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Angered by the comments of Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi over his alleged links with Indian Mujahideen mastermind Yasin Bhatkal, expelled JDU leader Sabir Ali said that he will be sending a legal notice to the Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson. Sabir Ali also demanded an apology from Naqvi saying that...
  • Sabir Ali to drag Naqvi to court for terror link claims March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Hours after the Bharatiya Janata Party annulled the membership of expelled Janata Dal United spokesperson Sabir Ali, the leader said he would file a defamation case against BJP's Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who had claimed that Ali had links with Indian Mujahideen chief Yasin Bhatkal. Ali said, "I am in...
  • After rebellion in BJP, Sabir Ali offers his membership be put on hold March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst displeasure among Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, Sabir Ali has now said that his membership of the party should be put on hold till party leaders' charges against him are cleared. This comes after BJP leaders Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Vinay Katiyar accused Ali of being close to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 2008 Delhi serial blasts: Court dismisses bail plea of Yasin Bhatkal, aide March 20, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Thursday denied bail by a Delhi court in connection with a September 2008 Delhi serial blasts case. Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash dismissed the bail plea of both the accused while allowing the application of special cell of...
  • NIA chargesheet names Bhatkal, Akthar in Hyderabad twin blasts March 14, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed charge sheet against top Indian Mujahideen operatives, Yasin Bhatkal and Asadullah Akhtar in the February 2013 twin blast case. IM had hatched a high-level conspiracy to wage a war against India and carried out the blasts in Hyderabad to create terror in the...
  • 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...
  • Jama Masjid firing case: No bail for Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar March 11, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Tuesday refused bail in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case by a Delhi court which allowed the plea of police seeking 15 days time to complete its probe against them. The court had on Monday...
  • Kejriwal refuses to accept security, police says he has to take it March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Controversy is brewing over Z category security for AAP leader and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal as Delhi Police has included him in the list of VIPs who receive Z category security. Kejriwal was provided with the security after specific threats were received against him from Indian...
  • Kejriwal accepted Z category security as CM after IM threats March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has accepted the Z category security in view of threats from Indian Mujahideen. The Delhi Police was directed to provide Z category security to Kejriwal after specific threats were received against him from IM. The Z category has...
  • Planted bombs in Pune, Delhi, Bangalore: Yasin Bhatkal February 25, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal had planted IEDs at German Bakery in Pune and Bangalore's Chinnaswamy Stadium and provided explosives for 2008 Delhi serial blasts, he confessed before a magistrate. In his confessional statement recorded under section 164 of the CrPC in October last year, Bhatkal said that the May 2008...
  • Everything available in Pakistan, even n-bomb, said IM member: NIA February 24, 2014

    Everything is available in Pakistan, even a nuclear bomb, if looked for properly, IM operative Riyaz Bhatkal told his cousin, arrested Indian Mujahideen member Yasin Bhatkal, during a chat, the NIA said on Monday. In a charge sheet filed in a Delhi court, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said that Yasin...