Four men wanted in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case arrested

Ahmedabad, May 17: The Gujarat Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested four persons wanted in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, officials said on Tuesday.
Abu Bakar, Saiyad Qureshi, Mohammad Shoeb Qureshi and Mohammad Yusuf Ismail all residents of Mumbai, were on the run for 29 years, they said.
The four were held from Sardarnagar area of Ahmedabad on May 12 following a tip-off, said Additional Director General of Police, ATS, Amit Vishwakarma.
At present they have been booked for allegedly obtaining passports on the basis of forged documents and later they would be handed over to the CBI in the blasts case, said another official.
In the 1990s, these four used to work for gold smuggler Mohammed Dossa, a henchman of fugitive gangster and the blasts’ mastermind Dawood Ibrahim, said an official. (PTI)

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