Malegaon blast- Two more picked up from Vapi and Pune


A serving Indian Army officer has been arrested by Maharashtra’s Anti Terrorist Squad for his involvement in the September 29 Malegaon blast in which 6 were dead, report. The Officer was named as Srikant Purohit,Lt. Colonel in Army. He was arrested after a severe Intrrogation by Anti Terrorist Squad for the past 4 Days. ” Custody of Lt. Colonel Purohit was given to Maharshtra ATS after they sought permission in this regard “, an Army official said. He was asked for Interrogation only when those who was already arrested cropped his name. Purohit is suspected to have helped bomb blast accused sadhvi Pragya Thakur and retired army major Ramesh Upadhyaya and his associate Sharad Kulkarni in getting RDX used in the blasts.


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