• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Malegaon blast: Dayanand Pandey admits his role

By Staff

Mumbai, Dec 31: Dayanand Pandey, a Hindu spiritual leader arrested in connection with the Malegaon blast confessed about his involvement said the police here.

Parambir Singh, Additional Commissioner of Police, Anti-Terror Squad said, "Pandey has confessed to his involvement in the Malegaon blast. We have taken all precautions to ensure that his confession is admissible in the court."

Pandey was arrested from Kanpur on Nov 12. Currently he is booked under the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) along with 10 other arrested accused.

Dayanand Pandey has been accused of conspiring with prime accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and Lt. COl. Purohit to carry out the blast in Malegaon. The blast which occured on Sept 20 killed six people.

OneIndia News (With input from Agencies)

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more