Guwahati Blast: How the bombing was executed
GUWAHATI: One of the prime accused in the grenade blast case, Jahnabi Saikia, narrated the series of events which led to the blast during interrogation.
Below is the timeline of events that led to the blast outside of Guwahati Central mall on Wednesday (May 15):
7:07 PM: Jahnabi Saikia visited the Guwahati Central mall to verify and inspect the spot. She also entered the mall and lingered around for some time.
7:21 PM: One of the two youths, who hurled the grenade, picked up Jahnabi on a scooter from the mall and went together to her rented home in Panjabari.
7:36 PM: Jahnabi reached Panjabari. The youth packs the grenade to hurl it at the spot where the blast had been decided to take place at.
7:45 PM: The youth took the grenade and left Panjabari on the scooter. He picked up another youth on his way to accomplish the plan.
7:50 PM: Security forces were seen conducting regular checking in front of the mall. From the other side of the road, the youths threw the grenade to the blast site.
04:15 AM (Next Day): Police raids Jahnabi Saikia’s house in Panjabari and found grenade making devices along with explosives.
09:30 AM: Police arrests Jahnabi along with her aid and a pro-talk ULFA leader Pranamoy Rajguru in connection with the blast.
Both the accused are now in the custody of Panbazar Police and will soon be presented in front of the judicial magistrate.
Inputs: Pratidin Time
Blast scene in Guwahati