Press Esc to close
Monday 21 August 2017
News updated at 10:55 PM IST

Probe agencies 'inquiring' five more

Chennai, DHNS, may 4, 2013 2:54 IST
The investigating agencies probing the Malleswaram blast in Bangalore are ‘inquiring into’ the role of five persons arrested in Coimbatore on Friday in connection with another case.

The five arrested – M Askar Ali, M Nasser, S Asrath, A Sikandar and M Umar Farook – “are all wanted for a totally different case, namely, for the April 13 attack with petrol bombs on the residence of a Hindu outfit leader, Arjun Sampath, in Coimbatore,” top police sources in Chennai told Deccan Herald.

The five have since been remanded in judicial custody and are likely to be lodged in the Salem Central prison, the sources said.

The Karnataka police along with their Tamil Nadu counterparts and the National Investigation Agency sleuths, “are also inquiring” whether the five arrested are involved in the Malleswaram blast. “We don’t know whether these five are involved or had any role,” but the Bangalore police team was also looking into that angle also, said a well-informed source in Chennai, adding, none should jump to any conclusions.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Bollywood actors Jacqueline Fernandez and Aditya Roy Kapur walk the ramp during the grand finale...

Bollywood actors Jacqueline Fernandez and Aditya Roy Kapur walk the ramp during the grand finale...

Artists rest at an artisan village in Kolkata on Monday ahead of upcoming Durga Puja...

Artists rest at an artisan village in Kolkata on Monday ahead of upcoming Durga Puja...

Devotees gather to take holy dip at Har ki Paidi on the occasion of Somvati Amavasaya in...

Devotees gather to take holy dip at Har ki Paidi on the occasion of Somvati Amavasaya in...

MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, Roland Folger and AMG driver Christian Hohenadel during the...

MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, Roland Folger and AMG driver Christian Hohenadel during the...

Indian women's cricket team member Veda Krishnamurthy being felicitated by CII Sourthern Region...

Indian women's cricket team member Veda Krishnamurthy being felicitated by CII Sourthern Region...

A view of Salt Lake Stadium, officially known as Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan being...

A view of Salt Lake Stadium, officially known as Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan being...

The Golden Temple being decorated with flowers on the eve of the anniversary of the installation...

The Golden Temple being decorated with flowers on the eve of the anniversary of the installation...

Villagers use a makeshift bamboo bridge to cross a flooded locality at Itahar village in...

Villagers use a makeshift bamboo bridge to cross a flooded locality at Itahar village in...

web series Netflix's Sacred Games in...

web series Netflix's Sacred Games in...

A butterfly on a flower at a park in Guwahati on...

A butterfly on a flower at a park in Guwahati on...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.