Terror email traced to Kishtwar, cafe owner among 5 detained

Terror email traced to Kishtwar, cafe owner among 5 detained

Cyber cafe owner Mehmood Aziz Khawja and four others were picked up for questioning in connection with the mail, police said.

The others have been identified as cyber cafe owner's brother Majid and their domestic help Ashwani besides Imran and Ashiq Hussain.

A team led by Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Kishtwar-Doda-Ramban range, Muneesh Sinha along some computer experts quizzed them for several hours at Global Cyber Cafe at Sheedi Chowk in Kishtwar.

DGP Kuldeep Khoda earlier said, "We are investigating the email link from Kishtwar district in connection with the Delhi blast".

The email was sent from a cyber cafe in Kishtwar from the address harkat-uljihadi2011@gmail.com.

The outfit had yesterday claimed responsibility for the blast outside the Delhi High Court which killed 12 people.

"We own responsibility of the blast at the High Court, Delhi. Our demand is that Afzal Guru's death sentence should be repealed immediately as we would target major High Courts and the Supreme Court of India," the HuJI email said.

Secretary (Internal Secretary) in the Home Ministry, U K Bansal said that the NIA is also verifying the authenticity of the email received by two media channels.

Delhi Police has in the past arrested several HuJI militants from the national capital.
Kishtwar has been once the hub of the Harkat-ul-Jehadi Islami (HUJI) activities.,
HuJI leader Muzaffer Ahmed Illahi Daanger alias Suhail Faisal, a resident of Kishtwar, was arrested in conenction with the November 23, 2007 serial blasts in courts in three cities - Lucknow, Varanasi and Faizabad in UP that killed 13 people.