IM operative Zainul Abedin arrested by Maha ATS

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New Delhi, April 26: The Maharashtra ATS has arrested Zainul Abedin an alleged operative of the Indian Mujahideen in connection with the Zaveri Bazaar blasts case. Abedin has been on the wanted list of several state police forces.

He is also accused of supplying explosives for the Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad blasts and the attacks at Ahmedabad. The ATS Maharashtra had found him to be linked with the Zaveri Bazaar blasts which took place in 2011. These attacks were carried out by the Indian Mujahideen then headed by Yasin Bhatkal.

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IM operative Zainul Abedin arrested by Maha ATS.
An accused in several cases:

According to the investigations that were conducted in the 2008 Ahmadabad blasts, it was found that Abedin was the one who arranged for the explosives. His name had cropped up in the Dilsukhnagar and Ahmedabad blasts as well.

His name had also cropped when a Bhatkal resident Syed Afaq had named him.

The Karnataka police have been trying to find the explosives' trail in several cases. It is alleged that Abedin had helped supply explosives for both the Hyderabad Dilsukhnagar and Mumbai Zaveri Bazaar blasts.

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