In a press conference Bharuch district police said it had arrested auto-rickshaw driver Altaf Shaikh, a resident of Bharuch, and recovered four pistols and 26 live cartridges.
The police investigation has revealed that the two leaders were allegedly murdered “to avenge atrocities against Muslims.
The Lashkar-e-Toiba commander in south Kashmir Abu Qasim, who masterminded the terror attack, was killed in the Valley earlier this month.
In September 2010, since the “ground situation in Bangladesh was not favourable to NSCN-IM”, it was decided to postpone the deal. Before his arrest, however, Shimray had allegedly paid Naru US $800,000.
Nomen was killed in retaliatory fire by paramilitary personnel, while Naveed was captured alive by people at a nearby village where he fled after the attack.
While terrorist Nomen was killed in retaliatory fire by paramilitary personnel, Naveed was apprehended by locals in a nearby village.
Australia has demanded an assurance that he will not be given the death sentence in India before parting with the information sought, sources told The Sunday Express.
The Malegaon blast, on September 29, 2008, claimed four lives and injured 79 while another blast at the same time in Modasa in Gujarat killed one.
The NIA team also met the police team probing the Pansare murder case.
Meanwhile, the SIT has questioned five persons said to be close to Gaikwad in the last two days.
Police on Thursday detained a few more persons for questioning, including Gaikwad’s brothers-in-law Shridhar Vijay Jadhav, 23, and Sudhir Vijay Jadhav, 20, both residents of Sankeshwar in Belgaum district of Karnataka.
Two BSF personnel were killed in the terror strike while one terrorist Mohammed Noman was killed in retaliatory fire.
The agency has announced Rs 10 lakh reward for any information leading to the arrest of Niki Sumi, who heads the military wing of the outfit and Rs 7 lakh reward on the outfit’s chairman SS Khaplang.
The blasts had occurred on the intervening night of February 18-19, 2007, near Dewana railway station in Panipat district of Haryana, killing 68 people, mostly Pakistanis.
Naveed along with Noman had attacked a BSF convoy on the national highway in Udhampur early last month.