Intelligence officials from the State would interrogate Mohammed Zakir Hussain, a Sri Lankan Tamil arrested by Tamil Nadu police days before recent terror attack in Chennai, said DGP B. Prasada Rao on Tuesday.
They would elicit information if Hussain and his handlers had planned any attacks here, he said at a press conference.
Referring to Tamil Nadu DGP statement that the target of bomb planters could not have been Chennai, Mr. Rao said investigation was on to ascertain facts. “Investigation is inconclusive on this angle. We’re not yet sure if the terror suspects planted the bombs in the train at Bangalore, Chennai or somewhere in between them,” Mr. Rao said. Only after confirming this, it can be established if the terror operatives wanted to target Andhra Pradesh, he said. Meanwhile, the central intelligence agencies had alerted the State on the possible car bomb blast at airports. Confirming receipt of the alert, Mr. Rao said security was tightened at all airports. (Source: The Hindu)