One arrested in Ajmer Dargah blast case

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Ajmer, Oct 26: A person was arrested today from Godda district of Jharkhand in connection with the blast at the dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti on October 11 that killed two persons.

He was identified as Khushibur Rehman, who was working as a madrasa teacher in Churu district of Rajasthan, police sources said.

He was apprehended at his ancestral village, Thakurgunti under Mehraab police station area in the Godda district.

Ajmer police handed him over to the Special Investigation Team probing the Ajmer bomb blast, however, the police refused to divulge any further information in the case.

According to sources, Khushibur Rehman was associated with the 'Deobandi' sect and alleged to have had links with banned terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba.

Terror had struck the highly revered Sufi shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti better known as Khawaja Gharib Nawaz here when a blast inside the complex had injured another 28 as thousands were breaking their day-long Ramzan fast just two days before Eid.


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