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NIA busts ISIS module, 10 suspects arrested

NIA busts ISIS module, 10 suspects arrested

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 26 Dec 2018, 11:49 am

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IBNS): The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday said 10 suspected terrorists were arrested as they busted a major ISIS-inspired terror module while conducting raids in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.

The module was reportedly planning to carry out attacks by targeting politicians, key locations and crowded places.

Speaking to reporters, senior NIA officer Alok Mittal said: "They weren’t just making some bombs but a large number of bombs."

He said: "All of them seem to be highly radicalised."

Mittal said security officials seized over 100 alarm clocks and over 25 kg of chemicals used to make remote control pipe bombs from the arrested people.

NIA in a press release gave details of the arrested. 

In connection with this case, the following accused persons have been arrested by NIA :

1) Mufti Mohd. Suhail@Hazrath s/o Hafeez Ahmad, 29 years, native of Amroha and working as Mufti in a Madrasa at Hakim Mahtab Uddin Hashmi Road, Amroha, UP. He was presently staying at Jaffrabad, Delhi, and had tasked other team members to procure arms, explosives and other accessories to prepare IED’s and pipe-bombs.


ii) Anas Yunus S/o Mohd. Younus, 24 years, r/o Jafrabad, Delhi. He is pursuing Civil Engineering at a University in,Noida. He was instrumental in procuring electrical items, alarm clocks & batteries etc . In furtherance of their terror conspiracy.


iii) Rashid Zafar Raq@ Zafar s/o Iqbal Ahmad, 23 years, r/o Jafrabad, Delhi. He is into garments business.


iv) Saeed@ Sayeed s/o Habeeb, 28 years, r/o Saidapur Imma, Amroha, UP and has a welding shop in Amroha.


v) Raees Ahmad S/o Habeeb and brother of Said @ Sayeed, r/o Saidapur Imma, Amroha, UP and has a karkhana (welding shop) at IslamNagar, Near Idgah, Amroha, Uttar Pradesh.


The two brothers Saeed and Raeeshadprocuredhuge quantity of explosive material/gun powder (approx.25 kg) for preparing IED’s and pipe bombs and were instrumental in fabricating a rocket launcher to carry out terrorist attacks.


vi) Zubair Malik s/o Gulzar Ahmad, 20 years, r/o Jaffrabad, Delhi, studying in B.A 3rd year at a University in Delhi.


vii) Zaid Malik, s/o Gulzar Ahmad, brotherofZabair Malik, 22 years, r/o Jaffrabad, Delhi. Both the brothers i.e. Zaid & Zubair were part of the terror conspiracy and were instrumental in procuring batteries, connectors, SIM cards on fakedocumentsandmobilising funds for buying bomb -making material.

viii) Saqib Iftekar s/o Iftekar,26 r/o Vait, PO Simbhaoli, Hapur, Uttar Pradesh and working as Imam in Jama Masjid, Baksar, Uttar Pradesh. He helped the master-mind Mufti Mohd. Suhail in procuring
weapons.


ix) Mohd. Irshad s/o Ishtiyak, r/o Mohalla Qazi Zada, Amroha, Uttar Pradesh. He is an auto-rickshaw driver and was helping Mohd. Suhail in arranging a hide-out for keeping the material for making IED’s and bombs.


x) Mohd. Azam s/o Hafiz Ahmad, 35 years, r/o Chauhan Bajar, Gashi Mendu, Delhi. He runs a medical shop in Seelampur, Shahdara, Delhi and helped the master-mind in arranging weapons.


5. Apart from these accused, some other suspects are being examined. The arrested accused would be produced before the NIA Special Court, Patiala Court House, New Delhi tomorrow. Further investigation of the case is continued to unearth the larger terror conspiracy
 

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