IM co-founder Yasin Bhatkal arrested from Indo-Nepal border

New Delhi, Aug.29 (ANI): In a major breakthrough, Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal has been arrested from the Indo-Nepal border.

Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde today confirmed his arrest by the intelligence agencies near the Indo-Nepal border.

"Yasin Bhatkal was arrested from Nepal border, he is with the Bihar police and being interrogated," Shinde told reporters here.

Bhatkal was reportedly caught at the Bihar-Nepal border, after a tip-off from the FBI to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Bhatkal is wanted for several terror attacks across India and was the key conspirator and recruiter of the terror outfit. He is also the brain behind terror modules in at least eight cities. (ANI)

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