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Underworld Behind Pandya's Killing: Advani

Deputy Prime Minister L K Advani on Thursday said terrorist-underworld nexus appeared to be behind the killing of former Gujarat minister and BJP leader Haren Pandya here as investigators questioned people who were in the vicinity of the assassination site. Advani, who visited the site near Law Garden where Pandya fell to assassins’ bullets on Wednesday, told reporters that “terrorist-cum-underworld nexus seems to have been responsible for the murder of Haren Pandya.” “This,” he said, “may not be confined to Gujarat. But investigations are on and I hope that we will be able to trace the assassins.” Though Advani did not name any group or individual, BJP President M Venkaiah Naidu, who along with the Deputy Prime Minister attended the funeral of Pandya, did not rule out the possibility of the involvement of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim gang in the murder. Full Story

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