2008 serial blasts Gujarat accused arrested: One of the most wanted terrorists Abdul Subhan Qureshi of Indian Mujahideen in connection with the 2008 serial blasts in Gujarat have been arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police.He was nabbed after a brief exchange of fire with the police. According to the reports, Qureshi, alias Tauqeer, is also wanted in connection with terror attacks in Delhi, Bengaluru and the 2006 Mumbai local train bombings.
Police say Qureshi, who is closely linked to the banned Students’ Islamic Movement of India or SIMI, had masterminded the Gujarat serial blasts which killed 56 people and injured over 200. The serial blasts ripped across Ahmedabad and Surat on July 26, 2008 where as many as 21 bombs were planted. Investigators believe Qureshi, a trained bomb-maker, headed the attacks.
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