Malegaon Who’s Who (So Far)
The Sept 29 Blasts
Seven people were killed and several injured in the twin low-intensity blasts in a Muslim locality in Malegaon. The bombs were rigged on motorcycles and RDX is said to have been used. The motorcycles were the first clues.
Major (Retd) Ramesh Upadhyay
Link between Purohit and the Abhinav Bharat (AB) outfit. Had organised camps, training modules. AB's political wing head. Arrested on Oct 28.
Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit
First serving army officer accused in a terror attack. Detained on Oct 31. Allegedly provided training, coordinated the blasts, sourced funds, arranged explosives.