Hyderabad blast accused arrested

Ranchi: Manzar Imam, an accused in the February 21 Hyderabad blast and a member of Indian Mujahideen (IM), was arrested in Ranchi early Monday, police said.

Imam was wanted in the Hyderabad terror attack, in which 16 people were killed and 117 others injured.

“A team of Ranchi police and National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested Manzar Imam. We cannot disclose anything further in this regard,” Superintendent of Police Vipul Shukla told reporters here.

After his arrest, Imam was presented before a Ranchi court, which allowed the NIA team to take him to Kerala to complete their investigation. (IANS)