Indian Mujahideen

  • IM planned to send poisoned letters to kill targets: Delhi Police 3 days ago

    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 admits carrying out 2011 Mumbai blasts, says has no remorse July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Suspected Indian Mujahideen co-founder 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...
  • Kolkata Police arrests IM terrorist allegedly involved in German Bakery blast July 3, 2014

    Kolkata: The Kolkata Police has arrested an Indian Mujahideen terrorist Zahid Hussain. Hussain, a Bangladeshi national, was arrested from outside the Kolkata railway station on Wednesday evening by a special team of the Kolkata Police. He will be produced in court later on Thursday. The arrested IM terrorist is suspected...
  • NIA gets custody of two IM operatives for Patna blasts June 18, 2014

    A special court in the Bihar capital Wednesday granted 12 days' police remand of two Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The operatives - Haider Ali alias "Black Beauty" and Muzibillah Ansari - are both suspects in the Oct 27, 2013, Patna serial blasts. The NIA team probing...
  • 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) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akthar in the 2011 Mumbai bombings. The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) submitted the 300-page document in which it has said Bhatkal was a key conspirator of...
  • Woman arrested for sending threatening SMSs to IPS officers June 11, 2014

    A woman has been arrested for allegedly sending threatening SMSs to several IPS officers including the Director-General of Police in Rajasthan, demanding release of Indian Mujahideen terrorists, apparently to avenge her dismissal from a private company. The accused, Pinki Jangid who hails from Chomu, had sent threatening SMSs to over two...
  • Made in Munger: A Bihar 'cottage industry' trusted by criminals June 11, 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...
  • 2008 blasts: Suspected IM operative sent to police custody till June 2 May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative Faizan Ahmed Sultan, who was arrested early this month after being deported from Sharjah, was today remanded in police custody till June 2 by a court here in connection with a 2008 Delhi serial blasts case. Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash sent Sultan to police...
  • Patna blasts: NIA arrests four key suspects including top IM man May 21, 2014

    Ranchi: The National Investigation Agency made fresh arrests in the Patna blasts case on Wednesday. Four suspects including a man Haidar have been arrested from Ranchi. Haidar is believed to be head of the Ranchi module of the Indian Mujahideen, which carried out the Patna blasts. Those arrested also include...
  • 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 Zia-Ur-Rahman 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...
  • Rajasthan ATS arrests another IM operative from Jodhpur May 9, 2014

    Another Indian Mujahideen terror suspect has been arrested in Jodhpur by the Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS). Zakir (30), was arrested on Thursday from Lala Lajpat Colony in Pratap Nagar here. He was also found to be associated with the IM module of Rajasthan and was assisting the module's active members, said...
  • Jama Masjid attack: Delhi Police chargesheets Bhatkal, aide May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder 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...
  • 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 Zia-ur-Rehman 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...
  • PUCL alleges rights violation during arrest of IM suspects May 2, 2014

    A human rights body on Friday alleged that serious rights violations were committed by police forces while picking up suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives in Jaipur, Jodhpur and Sikar in March this year. In a 44-page fact-finding report, the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) also raised doubts about the timing of...
  • Indian Mujahideen operative Ashraf Ali arrested May 2, 2014

    An Indian Mujahideen operative was on Thursday arrested in Tamil Nadu in connection with IM's sleeper module in Rajasthan which was bust by the state ATS and Delhi Police special cell in March. 40-year-old Ashraf Ali, who was arrested by the Rajasthan ATS, is the main accused in setting up and...
  • Delhi Police launches hunt for Patna serial blasts accused Haider April 29, 2014

    Delhi Police on Monday said it was conducting searches to trace the hideouts of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Haider alias Black Beauty, wanted in the 2013 Patna bombing case. A Delhi court had April 22 granted the Delhi Police special cell 15 days' custody of Imteyaz Alam, a suspected Indian Mujahideen...
  • MP ATS arrests suspected SIMI member Gulrez Ali April 27, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh police's Anti- Terrorist Squad on Sunday arrested a Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activist Gulrez Ali from the station area when a police team from Delhi was about to bring back another SIMI activist Abu Faisal. ATS sleuths caught Gulrez from the station area where they were present...
  • IM operative taken for shops, material verifications April 23, 2014

    After taking custody of two Indian Mujahideen operatives early this week, the state ATS took one of them on a round of areas here where the duo had allegedly purchased materials to make bomb. Waqar was taken to Nehru Market and Radio Market to identify the shops from where they had...
  • Rajasthan ATS gets custody of IM terror suspect April 21, 2014

    Main terror suspect of Indian Mujahideen's Jodhpur module Mohammad Sakib Ansari was on Monday remanded in 10 days' custody of Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS). Sakib was produced before the additional Chief judicial magistrate's court in Jodhpur by the Rajasthan ATS, which had taken his custody from Delhi Police (Special Cell) and...
  • 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...
  • Kerala: Suspected IM terrorists brought to Munnar to collect evidence April 5, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists Tehsin Akhtar and Waqas have been brought to Munnar in Kerala for collecting evidence. There were brought to a home stay in Munnar. They were brought to Cochin in a special aircraft and from there to Munanr in Idukki district in separate helicopters. According...
  • Top IM men developed friendship at school, claims Delhi Police April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The childhood friendship which developed during the school days between top IM operatives Asadullah Akhtar and Mohd Atif Ameen played a major role in the 2008 serial blasts, a Delhi court said. In the charge sheet filed on Thursday by Special Cell of Delhi Police disclosed that how...
  • Police remand of three IM members extended, one sent to jail April 2, 2014

    The police custody of three alleged members of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) was extended by seven days on Wednesday while another operative was sent to jail by a local court. The four operatives were on Wednesday produced in the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate by the Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS)...
  • Principal gets threat letter similar to received by Police demanding release of IM terrorists April 2, 2014

    A principal of a girls college in Kota on Wednesday received a threat letter, similar to the one received by Kota police SP few days back, demanding the release of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists arrested from the state recently. Principal of Janki Devi Bajaj (JDB) Girls College, Hari Singh Meena found...
  • Kota SP gets threat letter demanding release of Indian Mujahideen terrorists April 1, 2014

    A threatening letter demanding the release of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists arrested from the state over the past few days was on Monday delivered to the Kota SP's office. "The threatening letter came to my office by ordinary post in which the sender demanded release of the terrorists arrested in the...
  • 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,...
  • One more suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist arrested in Sikar March 31, 2014

    One more youth was arrested by ATS sleuths from Sikar in connection with the ongoing probe into the Indian Mujahideen's Rajasthan module, official sources said on Sunday. The accused, Addas (22), was apprehended by Sikar district police and handed over the ATS team camping there, they said. Addas was one of the...
  • 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...
  • 'Accomplices of IM terrorists trained for planting bombs' March 28, 2014

    Five accomplices of suspected IM terrorists, who were held from Sikar, had been prepared for the task of planting of bombs at targets in Rajasthan, a senior police officer on Friday said. Initial investigation also showed that one of them was mentally prepared to go to Afghanistan for Fiyadeen (suicide bombing)...