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Updated: March 16, 2010 13:29 IST

A weekend of major successes: Pillai

Vinay Kumar
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G.K.Pillai
G.K.Pillai

The arrest of terror suspects and militants in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Manipur was described by the government on Sunday as a weekend of “major successes.''

While the Maharashtra ATS arrested two terror suspects Abdul Latif alias Guddu and Riyaz Ali in Mumbai, the Gujarat ATS arrested Bashir Ahmed Baba alias “Pepsi bomber” in Anand. In Manipur, the chief of Kanglei Yawol Kunna Lup (KYKL) was arrested by security forces.

“This weekend we have had three major successes. One module was busted in Mumbai and the Maharashtra ATS has made a statement on this. Another one of the Hizb-ul Mujahideen was busted in Gujarat and the KYKL chief of the army has been arrested in Manipur,'' Union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai said here.


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