The Special Cell of Delhi police on Thursday arrested three 'ISIS terrorists' after a brief encounter on Wednesday. They were arrested after a brief exchange of fire in Wazirabad when they were on the way to meet a contact person in the morning.
The accused-- Khwaja Moinuddin, Sayyed Nawaz, and Abdul Samad were arrested from Wazirabad area in Delhi. The special also seized 3 pistols of 9mm from their possessions and were planning to carry out major terror attacks in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi-NCR.
As per reports, they were receiving instructions from foreign handlers via social media. A preliminary probe reveals this is an ISIS-inspired module. The arrested three are among six people accused of Hindu Munnani leader Suresh Kumar's murder.
PS Kushwaha, DCP (Special Cell),Delhi: 3 pistols of 9mm recovered. They were conspiring to carry out terrorist strike in UP/NCR. They were receiving instructions from foreign handler via social media. Preliminary probe reveals this is ISIS inspired module. Investigation underway.— ANI (@ANI) January 9, 2020
An investigation is underway.
On the other hand, Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad has arrested a terrorist, identified as Zafar Ali from Vadodara's Grove area.
Ali is wanted in Tamil Nadu.
From the last 10 to 12 days, he was in Vadodara to spread the ISIS module.