Kerala Jihadi’s Behind Blast in Bangalore

published on February 7, 2009

Bangalore serial blasts case solved: Police

Bangalore : The Bangalore Police on Saturday claimed to have
solved the July 2008 serial blasts in the city, following the arrest of
nine accused.

Bangalore Police Commissioner Shankar Bidari said told media that the
2008 blasts case has been solved and all key accused have been
arrested. He further stated that four other key accused were killed in
encounters in Jammu and Kashmir.

Elaborating on those behind the blasts the police said that no
militant group had claimed responsibility for the attack and it was the
handiwork of misguided youths. The police further said that police
forces of Gujarat, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh had also helped in solving
the case.

All the nine arrested are from Kerala. Among these is key accused Abdul Sattar, who was arrested on January 20.

On July 25, 2008, eight serial blasts had rocked the country’s IT city killing two and injuring several others.

Crude bombs concealed near refugee camps, a drain and a bus
shelter stuffed with nuts and bolts, exploded between 1.30 pm and 1.45
pm at Adugodi, Madivala, Nayandahalli, Mysore Road, Richmond Circle,
Pantharapalya and Vittal Mallya Road. One explosion occured later in
the evening.

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