Ummid Assistant

IDB scholarship forms available at Bhopal's Companion School

IGNOU's preparatory course for students desiring higher education

Welcome Guest! You are here: Home » National

Pune blasts: Sketches of suspects prepared, four detainees freed

Saturday August 04, 2012 12:37:32 AM, IANS

Related Article

Pune blasts: Police still to identify perpetrators, detain four

Even as investigators from different security agencies Thursday probed the four low-intensity serial blasts in a single area in Pune Wednesday night, police remained clueless »

Premature to call Pune blasts a terror attack, says Patil

Pune blasts planned, coordinated: Home Secretary

Pune: Two days after a series of four coordinated but low-intensity blasts rocked the city, police Friday remained tight-lipped about the progress of the investigation even as sketches of two suspects were prepared and the four people detained for questioning, released.

Pune police had detained four people including the sole injured victim Dayanand Patil, a tailor. The others were Patil's wife Satyasheela and Balu and Chintu Deshmukh - two brothers who own Sony Cycle Trading Co - the shop from where the cycles used in the blast were purchased.

"They have been released after questioning," an official from Pune police said Friday.

Police officials also said that the sketches of two persons who may have planted explosives have been prepared and investigations are on.

Four blasts within 45 minutes rocked different locations on the busy Junglee Maharaj Road of Pune Wednesday evening.

"We have got the sketches of two suspects prepared. Those investigating the serial blasts have been given the copies of these sketches for any leads," the official said.

Teams of the Pune police's Crime Branch, the state Anti-Terrorism Squad and the National Investigation Agency were probing the bombings.

Sources in the Pune police said that the investigators have approached mobile operators and are trying to track any suspicious calls made before or after the blasts.

Maharashtra Home Minister R. R. Patil had Thursday said that ammonium nitrate is suspected to be the explosive used in the bombs.

"According to preliminary reports, ammonium nitrate was the primary ingredient used in the devices which were apparently triggered by electronic triggers. We are awaiting a detailed forensic report on this," Patil said.

 









 


 

Home | Top of the Page

Comments

Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.ummid.com

Comments powered by DISQUS

i

i

 

More Headlines

20 Palestinians killed in Syria attack

Cabinet okays Rs.14,000 crore as spectrum auction base price

Pistol shooter Vijay Kumar wins silver; India gets second Olympics medal

'Hazare speaks one language when alone, another in front of team'

Party or government for Rahul? Both, say Congress members

Shinde is new Lok Sabha leader of the house

Punjab creates separate cadre of teachers for border areas

Flatworm may help battle eye diseases

Multi-linguilism shapes children's emotional development

Weight loss secures lasting benefits

 

Top Stories

Hazare, team end fast; promise people's movement as political alternative

Anna Hazare and his team ended their indefinite fast against corruption here Friday evening, spelling out the contours of their political alternative that would be  »

'Hazare speaks one language when alone, another in front of team'

 

  Most Read

Saina loses to Wang Yihan in semis

Saina Nehwal's dream of an Olympic gold was shattered Friday when she lost to a superior Wang Yihan of China in the women's singles  »

Saina first Indian shuttler to reach Olympic badminton semis

Haj pilgrims caught in fight over Nizam's Makkah buildings

Over 350 Haj pilgrims selected for free accommodation in the 'rubath' (buildings) of the former Nizam of Hyderabad in Makkah are caught in a fight between the property's caretaker and the Wakf Committee over the right  »

 

  News Pick

Bhopal Gas victims mock at London Olympics; flay Amitabh Bachchan

Spurred by the NGOs working for their welfare, the survivors and the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, the world’s worst industrial  »

Indonesia set to become Islamic fashion capital by 2020

Euis Saedah, the Industry Ministry’s director general for small- and medium-scale industries said yesterday that Islamic clothing made by Indonesian designers has garnered widespread enthusiasm, citing an abundance  »

'Queen' Elizabeth's birthday no more a holiday in Fiji

Former British colony Fiji has scrapped a bank holiday on the birthday of Queen Elizabeth because it was "unimportant" and a "burden" on the country, a media report here said. Officials said the queen's importance »

Libyans observing first Ramadan after ouster of Gaddafi

Dozens of Libya’s poor are celebrating the country’s first free Ramadan since the ouster of Muammar Gaddafi in the shattered remains of the late dictator’s infamous Bab Al-Aziziya military compound.  »

 

Picture of the Day

Five organizations viz. Bhopal Gas Peedit Mahila Stationery Karmachari Sangh, Bhopal Gas Peedit Mahila Purush Sangharsh Morcha, Bhopal Gas Peedit Nirashrit Pension Bhogi Sangharsh Morcha, Bhopal Group for Information & Action and Children Against Dow Carbide jointly organised the “Bhopal Special Olympics” on July 26, 2012, a day ahead of the opening of London Olympics 2012.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RSS  |  Contact us

 

| Quick links

News

 

Subscribe to

Ummid Assistant

 

National

Science & Technology

RSS

Scholarships

About us

International

Health

Twitter

Government Schemes

Feedback

Regional

History

Facebook

Education

Register

Politics

Opinion

Newsletter

Contact us

Business

Career

Education

     

 

 

Ummid.com: Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.

© 2012 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.