Anti-terror cops arrest ex-SIMI member from Mumbai airport

MUMBAI, Dec 30: The Anti-Terrorism Squad of Maharashtra today apprehended a former Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) member from the international airport here.

ATS officials said that Sarjeel Sheikh (34) was caught today morning based on a tip-off that some absconding former members of the SIMI were visiting India regularly.

Sheikh was an absconding accused in a case registered at Kurla police station relating to assault on a public servant as well as unlawful assembly, officials informed.

He has been handed over to Kurla police for further legal action, said officials. (PTI)