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Jama Masjid shooting probe now reaches UP

Sep 21, 2010 10:55 AM IST India India

New Delhi: There has been some progress in investigations in the Jama Masjid shooting case two days after the incident. The probe trail has now reached Uttar Pradesh.

Delhi Police sources have told CNN-IBN that a team has been sent to Azamgarh in UP and the whole operation is being coordinated with UP Anti-Terror Squad (ATS).

The police are also interrogating one person, who is believed to have close links with the blast and the firing incident.

Delhi Police sources said they are not ruling out the role of Indian Mujahideen (IM). The needle of suspicion on the outfit after the e-mail sent allegedly by IM operatives to media houses claiming responsibility.

The police feel that the wording of the mail has resemblance to the mail sent earlier by the terror group after other attacks. Police sources have confirmed that the e-mail sent from Mumbai and was sent from a Tata mobile phone from Borivali. The SIM card was acquired on a fake id and address.