Suspected Huji militant sent to 11-day custody

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New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) In the backdrop of the devastating Jaipur serial blasts, a suspected Huji militant Mohammad Iqbal alias Abdul Rahman was sent to 11-day police custody today after being arrested from Connaught Place area here and the seizure of three kg of deadly RDX from his possession.

Abdul Rahman, who is in his thirties, was arrested by the sleuths of the Special cell from Chelmsford Road at about 2030 hrs yesterday, according to a senior police official.

Rahman, during interrogation, led the police to the Janak Puri area from where 3.1 kg of RDX, five detonators and a timer were recovered.

''We are interrogating him and trying to find out whether he is a member of the sleeper cell of the terror outfit. We are also trying to find out if he or any of his associates has any connection with the recent Jaipur serial blasts,'' the official added.

Today, the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sanjeev Jain sent the alleged militant to 11-day police custody.

The Special cell pleaded before the court that Iqbal was to be taken to Bangladesh border and various other places in Uttar Pradesh to unearth the conspiracy.

UNI Team PK BST1905

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