The 30-year-old, who was caught with two other aides, also remarked in a court in Bihar that bomb blasts are nothing new and a common occurrence. Bhatka, who hails from northern Karnataka, was interrogated by members of the National Investigation Agency.
Bhatkal backed the Bodh Gaya blasts saying it was good to see others working with a similar goal
The IM man is wanted in 12 states for allegedly carrying out deadly terror attacks, killing several people.
Bhatkal was arrested in Kolkata in December 2009 and he spent a month in jail but officers could not recognise him.