Bangalore, Aug 7: The Gujarat police on Wednesday, Aug 6 released the sketches of three suspects, who allegedly planted bomb on cycles at three places during the July 26 serial blasts that ripped the city of Ahmedebad.
The sketches are of three persons who are suspected to have planted bombs in the Narol, Hatekeshwar and Raipur areas of the city. They were prepared on the basis of descriptions given by eye witnesses, police said. Ahmedabad Joint Police Commissioner H P Singh said the sketches were prepared on the basis of the descriptions given by eyewitnesses, who claimed to have seen the bombers at the Narol circle near a Hanuman temple, at the Hatkeshwar circle at Maninagar and at the Raipur circle, Khadia, on July 26 evening.
The sketches, however, did not match with those prepared by the Jaipur police after the bomb blasts in the Rajasthan capital.
According to eyewitness descriptions, the person who parked a cycle near the Hanuman temple was aged between 45 and 50, well built, five and half feet in height, of wheatish complexion and bald at the centre of the head. He was wearing a lungi, a white shirt and slippers. The second suspect, who planted a bomb on a cycle and left it near a vegetable vendor"s cart at Hatkeshwar, was said to be about 30 years, 5"7" tall, black complexioned, and had curly hair and a thin moustache. He was wearing a yellow shirt and ash colour trousers.
The third suspect was the person who had purchased a cycle, which was later found used in the Raipur Circle blast. He was 5"8" tall, aged about 21, of bright wheatish complexion with back-brush hair, and medium built.
Meanwhile, the death toll in the Ahmedabad blasts has gone to 56, with one more person dying in the civil hospital on Tuesday night.
Investigators claimed that they had unravelled some “important clues" but declined to reveal details.
The public has been urged to inform the police control room immediately if they come across any person who fits the description of the suspects.