Published On : Mon, Jan 22nd, 2018

IM founder, planning attack on R-Day, arrested in Delhi

Delhi Security

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New Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday arrested the founder of Indian Mujahideen Abdul Subhan Qureshi, a ‘most wanted terrorist’, who was involved in 2008 serial blasts in Gujarat.

According to police, Qureshi was in the national capital to execute a big conspiracy ahead of the Republic Day.

“We have arrested India’s most wanted terrorist Abdul Subhan Qureshi, who is also the founder of Indian Mujahideen. He was again trying to revive Indian Mujahideen,” DCP Pramod Kushwaha of Delhi Police’s Special Cell said.

“Qureshi was living with forged documents in Nepal. He came back to India to revive Indian Mujahideen,” Kushwaha said.

Qureshi is a software engineer.

On July 26, 2008, a series of 21 bomb blasts hit Ahmedabad within a span of 70 minutes. 56 people were killed and over 200 people were injured in the attack