Monday, August 19, 2013

Delhi Police arrested Abdul Karim Tunda Lashkar-e-Taiba's Bomb Expert

The Delhi police on 16-Aug-2013 night arrested Syed Abdul Karim alias 'Tunda', a Lashkar-e-Toiba’s commander who masterminded a series of bombing in North India in 1996-98, from Indo-Nepal border

.His name figures in India’s list of top-20 most wanted criminals handed over to Pakistan
Seventy-year-old Tunda, according to police records, was among the first batches of Indians recruited by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence to foment terrorism and is suspected to have masterminded over 40 blasts in and outside the Capital post Babri Masjid demolition in 1993.
A master in configuration of improvised explosive devices using household goods, Tunda allegedly rose, over the years, in the LeT hierarchy from being a bomb trainer to a preacher of terrorism.

In Delhi, he is wanted in 21 cases of terror strikes during 1994-98, including the one outside the police headquarters at ITO in January 1998 that left 50 injured. He is also wanted in the 1993 Mumbai train serial blasts case

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