Germany Bakery blast accused Sheikh Lalbaba Md Hussain alias Bilal received advanced terror training from the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in Pakistan’s Muzaffarabad and Lahore, the Maharashtra ATS has said.

“Bilal had been to Pakistan in between January 2008 and January 2010. During this period, he received terror training organised by LeT in Muzaffarabad and Lahore,” an ATS official said.

Bilal had undergone advanced training including handling of sophisticated weapons and bomb making techniques.

During these two years, he had even sneaked into the country through the Bangladesh and Nepal borders thrice, the official said.

However, the official refused to comment when asked if the accused was trained by any of those accused of carrying out the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

Bilal, heading a sleeper cell in Nashik and alleged to have conducted a recce of several important locations in Maharashtra, was nabbed from Subash Chandra Bose Marg in Nashik on Tuesday under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

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