Hyderabad twin blasts: Police arrest suspect's brother and his aide
Hyderabad | September 29, 2007 2:16:11 PM IST
Police have arrested brother of the key suspect of the August 25 Hyderabad twin blasts, Shahed Bilal, on charges of terror and causing communal disturbances in the city.
One of Bilal's aides, Mohammed Shakeel, has also been detained on similar charges.
The information about the two arrests was revealed by Hyderabad police through a press release, which also stated that these arrests were made on Thursday.
Mohd Abdul Majeed (19), younger brother of Bilal, is also an alleged activist of the banned Bangladesh-based terror outfit Harkat-ul-Jihadi-Islami (HUJI).
Shakeel (25) is a close associate and childhood friend of Bilal and is wanted in at least three criminal cases.
The two were wanted in cases related to terrorism, criminal conspiracy, indulging in subversive activities in the name of jehad and communal disharmony, the release added.
Majeed and Shakeel were produced in a local court that sent them to judicial custody.
The police will move the court seeking their custody for interrogation. (ANI)
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