– WEB TERROR SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN MUMBAI
In India, Mumbai Police have made a major breakthrough, on Monday 10/06/2008, in finding the authors of terror emails sent by the INDIAN Mujahideen prior to the Hyderabad Attack, Ahmedabad Bombings and Delhi Markets Blasts.
Police Commissioner Hasan Gafoor has told reporters that three Internet engineers who allegedly sent threatening emails have been arrested. He said the Internet technicians were arrested over their probable involvement in sending the emails from three locations using wireless equipment.
Preliminary interrogations have discovered the accused had planned to carry out more bomb blasts in Mumbai during a Hindu festival.
One of the suspects, Mohammed Mansoor Asgar Peerbhoy (31) alias Mannu, a resident of Pune, was employed with Yahoo as a principal software engineer. He speaks good English and was responsible for finalizing the draft emails before they were sent from three different locations in Mumbai. The two others are Mubin Shaikh (24), a senior technical advisor in an IT – information Technology company, and Asif Bashir Shaikh alias Mehmood (22), a mechanical engineer. The police also arrested Mohammed Akbar Ismail Chaudhary alias Yakub who drove them from Pune to Mumbai.
The arrests revealed that it was Atif Ameen, who was killed by the Indian police in New Delhi, on Thursday 09/18/2008 night, in the aftermath of the Delhi Markets Blasts, who sent, on 11/23/2007, via e-mail, the claim of responsibility on the Uttar-Pradesh Multi Bombings.
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