Terrorists had planned to explode Cylinder bombs on Polling day

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Belgaum, May 30 (UNI) The Belgaum Police have unearthed the plan of Cylinder bomb explosion on the day on polling day by the arrested four terrorist suspects, Inspector General of Police Raghavendra Auradkar said today.

Talking to newsmen here, he said that Liyakhatali Abdulgani Sayyad, who was arrested on May 14 was planning to explode Cylinder bomb on May 22, the day when third phase of polling was held in the District, in one of the polling stations of Tilakwadi area. He along with his partners had successfully tested it in one of the houses in Shinnoli (neighbouring village of Belgaum). Liyakhatali was also involved in creating fake documents of a vehicle.

Mr Auradkar said that the Camp police had arrested one Nasir Liyakhatali Patel and confiscated a hard disk containing information preparing bombs and use of rocket launchers and other weapons. It has also come to the light that he had contacts with SIMI.

In continuation of the case police arrested two more partners of Nasir Patel, namely Imtiyaj Dalayat and Nadeem Sayyad on May 28 and confiscated material used for bombs including Glycerol, Nytric acid, Selphuric acid, electronic watch with external wire fitting, soldring gun, 2 scissors, quick fix soldering gun, M seal, battery cells, torch lamp and torch bulbs.

He said that it was revealed that SIMI activist Dr Munroz of Ashok Nagar, Belgaum first came in contact with Liyakhatali and inspired him to get into terrorist activities. Later Liyakhatali built his group.

It is a matter of investigation whether Liyakhatali, who was in London was involved in anti national activities there also, Superintendent of Police Hemant Nimbalkar said adding that FIR has been booked against Nine persons.

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