[Reader-list] Ajmer Blast: Rajasthan ATS arrests another suspect
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Ajmer blast: Rajasthan ATS arrests another suspect
PTI, Nov 3, 2010, 08.21pm IST
JAIPUR: The Anti-Terrorist Squad of Rajasthan has arrested another
suspect in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast case who had allegedly played
key role in the conspiracy behind the incident in which three persons
The suspect Harshad Bhai Solanki, alias Munna alias Raj alias Daadhi
Bhai, was also involved in the 2002 Best Bakery riot case in Vadodara
and had been absconding since 2004.
"He was brought by our team from Gujarat for interrogation and was
arrested on November 1," ADG-ATS, Kapil Garg, told reporters here on
"On the same day, he was produced before the court of chief judicial
magistrate, Ajmer, from where he was remanded to police custody till
Hailing from Vadodara, Gujarat, Solanki came into contact with Sunil
Joshi, a suspect in the Ajmer blast case who was murdered in December
2007 in Madhya Pradesh, and was an was an accomplice of him while
planning the Dargah blast, Garg said, adding he played important role
in preparing the bombs, collecting explosives and other necessary
equipments, and packaging of bombs.
Garg said Solanki was involved in Best Bakery riot case and was among
the four absconding accused out of total 17 since the trial of the
case was transferred to Maharastra from Gujarat in 2004.
Garg, however, declined to disclose details regarding Solanki's
organizational affiliation, if any.
Asked when senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar, whose name also figures in
the chargesheet in connection with the Ajmer blast, will be
interrogated, he said any such information could affect the
investigation of the case.
The ATS had filed the chargesheet in Dargah blast case before the
court of the additional chief judicial magistrate in Ajmer on October
22 against five persons--Devendra Gupta, Lokesh Sharma, Chander
Shekhar Lave, Sandeep Dange and Ramji Kalsangre (both absconding).
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