Guwahati, October 17: Three days after a bomb blast rocked the city, police today revealed they had arrested one, Paresh Das on the day of blast itself.
Das, a driver at an engineering institute in Chandmari had a past record of connections with the proscribed United Liberation Front of Asom – Independent, police sources said.
“He was earlier arrested in connection with his links to the ULFA-I and he was under our surveillance. When the blast went off, we picked him up from Hajo.
Police further revealed that Das was at Hajo to attend a marriage ceremony of his daughter.
The commander-in chief of ULFA-I had on the day of blast had claimed responsibility of the blast.
Das, a kidney and cardiac patient is currently admitted in the ICU of the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital.