The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has confirmed the arrest of Iqbal Mirchi, an accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, in London.

CBI spokesperson said that Iqbal Mirchi was arrested in London on Tuesday for an offence he committed in London. His interrogation by the London police was stated to be in progress.

Earlier, he was arrested in London in 1995 but his extradition to India had been refused.