‘India’s Bin Laden’ 2008 Gujarat blasts mastermind held by Delhi police
NEW DELHI: Delhi Police today claimed to have arrested a man, suspected to be the mastermind of the 2008 Gujarat blasts, from here. He is the co-founder of Indian Mujahideen.
PS Kushwah, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell), said they arrested one of the most wanted terrorists of Students Islamic Movement of India(SIMI) – Indian Mujahideen (IM) Abdul Subhan Qureshi after a brief exchange of fire.
“He is the mastermind of the 2008 serial blasts in Gujarat,” Kushwah said.
Also called as India’s Bin Laden, Qureshi hails from Maharashtra. Qureshi is known as techie -bomber.
The Gujarat Police started the hunt for Qureshi a day after 21 bomb blast exploded in Ahmedabad on July 26, 2008.
The officer did not divulge further details.