Was in Aurangabad on blast day: Baig

German Bakery blast suspect Mirza Himayat Inayat Baig claimed in the court of additional sessions judge N P Dhote Thursday he was in Aurangabad for a wedding on February 13, 2010, the day the bomb went off at the Pune eatery.

Recording his statement in court, Baig said he did a DEd course in Pune in 2006 and in 2008 enrolled for a BA course at Poona College and was scouting for a job in Udgir, Latur and Aurangabad.

He said he appeared for DEd CET exam in Latur and had gone to Latur to get some information about DEd CET on August 19, 2010, when he was arrested.

"I was at the bus stop in Latur when five to six persons approached me. Pointing a gun, they made me sit in their four-wheeler," he said. According to ATS, Baig was arrested in Pune on September 7, 2010.

"I was brought to Mumbai and then to Pune ATS office after two days," he said. Baig claimed ATS officers Kadam and Sabnis took him to German Bakery to show him the blast site. He alleged the cops had threatened to book his family members as well. He admitted he had gone to Colombo.

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