Kerala Police arrests main accuse in Kozhikode twin blast case

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Kochi, Dec 29 (ANI): The Kerala police have arrested Yusuf, a key accused in the 2006 Kozhikode twin blast.

He was nabbed near Ambalamedu in Kochi, claimed police sources.

Yusuf, a native of Parappanangadi is considered to be a close associate of Thadiyantavide Nasir, a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) activist, who was detained recently in Bangladesh.

It is reported that Yusuf played a key role in the bomb blasts that took place at two bus stations in Kozhikode in 2006.

The police have informed about his arrest to the National Investigating Agency, which is investigating the Kozhikode twin blast case.

The Kozhikode blasts took place on March 3,2006 in two bus stands of the city. Two policemen and a porter were injured in the blasts.

The first bomb exploded in the garbage dump of the state transport bus station,The second bomb went off in a drain near an adjacent private bus stand, some 15 minutes later. (ANI)

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