Visitors of jailed SIMI activists under scanner

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Indore, July 29 (UNI) A record number of 400 people visited banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activists, lodged in Central Jail here, since they were arrested in March this year.

This fact came to light during scrutiny of the jail records of the SIMI leaders as SIMI was suspected to be involved in the recent explosions in Ahmedabad and Bangalore.

People from Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra also visited SIMI activists, including its top leader Safdar Nagouri.

Jail authorities have started probing the antecedents of the those who visited the jail have maintained photographs and other documents.

About 20 SIMI sympathisers were also in detention. Few of them were taken to Mumbai and Karnataka for interrogation in connection with criminal cases.

Jail sources said that nine SIMI members were released on bail.


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