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Suspected Al Qaeda terrorist arrested by Delhi Police

News Agencies | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 1:26 IST

Delhi police, on 16 December, arrested a suspected Al Qaeda terrorist who is a native of Sambhal in Uttar Pradesh.


Asif, aged 41 years old was detained after the Delhi Police reportedly received intelligence that he along with the other suspect terrorists were planning an attack in the national capital.


Following the Paris attacks, Police forces Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Hyderabad have been put on high alert after intelligence agencies reported threat of al Qaeda terror attacks.


The reported threat was that Al Qaeda targeting public places, tourist spots, iconic buildings, and places of worship in these cities.



-ANI

First published: 16 December 2015, 11:08 IST
 
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