Top IM operative Tehsin sent to police custody

Updated - November 16, 2021 06:46 pm IST

Published - March 26, 2014 11:49 am IST - New Delhi

Top Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative Tehsin Akhtar alias Monu was remanded in police custody till April 2 by a Delhi court on Wednesday.

Akhtar was produced here before a judge, who handed his custody to police till April 2.

Akhtar, outlawed IM’s current chief of Indian operations and is an expert in bomb-making, was arrested near Kakarvitta on the Nepal border on Tuesday morning while he was entering India. He was coming from Kathmandu.

Police officials described the arrest as a major breakthrough in the war against the shadowy group blamed for several terror attacks across the country.

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