ATS surprises India, solves Mumbai 13/7 blasts case?
The two arrested terrorists were - 23-year-old Nadeem Mukhtar and 22-year-old Naqee Ahmed and they have been taken under custody from Mumbai and Bihar respectively. ATS also confirmed the news that the terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) was the key mastermind behind the blasts that had rocked the dream city almost six months back.
"The investigations were handed over to the ATS on July 18. During the investigations and lookout we made inquiries in 18 states. There are 12373 witness in the case. We have analysed footages from 180 camera. Success was achieved and we have been able to pinpoint the perpetrators of the crime," said ATS chief Rakesh Maria.
However, the main accused and the mastermind - Yasin Bhatkal managed to escape from the net scattered by the ATS. The investigation agency is still searching for two more terrorists along with Bhatkal, though the ATS claimed that they have got enough evidence to mar the accused.