BENGALURU, March 18 - The suspect in the 2005 terror attack at Bengaluru�s Indian Institute of Science (IISc), was arrested near Agartala yesterday. He will be brought soon to the city, police said here today.
In a joint operation yesterday, Karnataka Anti-Terror Squad and Tripura Police had arrested Habib Mia (37) from Jogendranagar area near Agartala.
On December 28, 2005, suspected terrorists had barged into the IISc campus and opened fire, killing a retired professor of IIT Delhi and injuring four others.
Prof Munish Chandra Puri, Professor Emiratus of Mathematics Department of IIT Delhi, had fallen victim as the gunmen sprayed bullets from an AK-47 rifle when delegates attending an international conference were proceeding for dinner at around 7.20 pm. The IISc attack was suspected to have been planned by Pakistan-based banned terror organisation LeT. � PTI