Bengaluru, Aug 17: A 43-year-old man has been arrested at Sathyamanagalam in the district by a team of Karnataka police, in connection with the 2013 Bengaluru bomb blast case in which 17 persons suffered injuries, police said yesterday.
Mohammed Ali Khan has been arrested by a five-member police team while he was having tea at a shop yesterday, police said.
Khan's family members had lodged a complaint with Sathyamangalam police that he was kidnapped by some persons. Sathyamangalam police after holding an investigation later informed the family members that he was arrested by a team of police officials led Venkatesh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Bengaluru in connection with the April-2013 bomb blast near the BJP office.
Relatives of Khan and some members of Tamilaga Muslim Mennetra Kazhagam today held a demonstration demanding his release.