Raipur: Azharuddin alias Azhar, who gave shelter to the Students of the Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) in Raipur, has been arrested by the Hyderabad Airport on Friday. The accused Azharuddin used to carry out the propaganda of the organization apart from hiding and carrying the accused of Bodhgaya and Patna bombings to Raipur. Charges were filed against the accused in the Police Civil Line in 2013. The accused had been absconding for nearly six years since the charges were filed.
Raipur SP Arif H Sheikh disclosed on Saturday that Azharuddin alias Azhar (32 years), resident of Maudhapara Raipur, used to organize and organize meetings of the banned terrorist organization 'SIMI' in Raipur and surrounding areas. The team of the ATS and Raipur Police, who have been absconding since the crime was registered, were constantly on the lookout based on informants and other technical analysis.
During this time, the team got secret information about the accused's flight to Hyderabad, on which a special team of Raipur Police and ATS was formed under the leadership of Civil Line City SP Trilok Bansal on the instructions of Deputy Inspector General of Police and Senior Superintendent of Police Arif H Sheikh.