Agartala: The Karnataka Anti-Terror Squad and Tripura Police on Saturday arrested a suspect in the 2005 terror attack at Indian Institute of Science (IISC) in Bengaluru from Jogendranagar area near here.
“Acting on a tip-off, Karnataka ATS and Tripura Police, in a joint operation, arrested Habib Mia (37) from Jogendranagar,” Superintendent of Police Abhijit Saptarshi said. “Mia will be produced before a local court tomorrow to avail transit remand to take him to Karnataka,” the officer said.
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The institute was attacked on December 28, 2005. A retired mathematics professor was killed and four others were injured in the attack.