J&J worker behind Delhi serial blasts

New Delhi, Nov 13 | Updated: Nov 14 2005, 06:00am hrs
Pak-based Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) has been identified as the terrorist outfit behind the pre-Diwali serial blasts in the Capital that killed 60 and injured over 200 people, with the Delhi police cracking the case with the arrest an LeT operative in Srinagar.

Addressing a crowded press conference here, Delhi police commissioner KK Paul on Sunday said 30-year old Tariq Ahmed Dar masterminded the serial blasts along with two other Lashkar operatives, Abu-al-Qama and Abu Huzefa. Dar, who was working as a sales representative of pharma firm Johnson & Johnson, financed and coordinated the operation personally.

According to the police, Rs 4.86 lakh was deposited in Tariqs HDFC account in Srinagar just days before the blast.