Delhi Police had warned of a possible IM attack on Mahabodhi temple
Posted on: 01:35 PM IST Jul 07, 2013
New Delhi: A team of Delhi Police is likely to visit Bodh Gaya town to share information provided by the Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists who had earlier planned an attack on the Mahabodhi temple, police said on Sunday.
"We will be sending a team to Bodh Gaya to share the information provided by the arrested IM operatives who had planned to carry out serial blasts in the Mahabodhi temple," a senior Delhi Police officer said.
The officer added that they had alerted intelligence agencies and the Bihar Police about a possible terror attack in the state.
According to police, the IM operatives had informed them that they had spent 15 days in Bihar doing a recce of the temple.
In 2012, the Delhi Police had busted a group of IM terrorists which has carried out serial blasts in Pune. They had planned similar attacks in Delhi and Bodh Gaya too.
The arrested IM terrorists in the Pune blast case were identified as Syed Makbul, Irfan, Imran and Asad.