Two skilled by ISI; group linked to Dawood Ibrahim’s brother.
The Special Cell of the Delhi Police declare to have busted a Pakistan-based terror module and arrested six males, together with two terrorists skilled by the ISI, on Tuesday.
Special Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Neeraj Kumar Thakur mentioned the accused have been recognized as Jaan Mohammad Shaikh, 47, alias ‘Sameer’, Osama, 22, Moolchand, 47, Zeeshan Qamar, 28, Mohd Abu Bakar, 23, and Mohd Amir Javed, 31. They had been arrested from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
Osama and Qamar, are Pakistan-trained terror operatives working beneath the directions of Pakistan’s Inter-Services (*6*) (ISI), the police mentioned.
Police mentioned the alleged terrorists had been planning a number of blasts throughout the nation together with Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra in the course of the upcoming festivals of Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratra and Ramleela.
According to police, Pakistan based mostly Anees Ibrahim, brother of Dawood Ibrahim, was related with the underworld operatives to execute the terror plan. Osama and Qamar, police mentioned, had been tasked to conduct the reconnaissance of various appropriate areas in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh for putting IEDs. The two had gone to Pakistan for coaching this 12 months following which they returned to India, they mentioned.
Police mentioned that the primary arrest was product of Jaan Mohammad Sheikh who was apprehended from close to Kota, Rajasthan whereas he was on a prepare to Delhi. Osama was apprehended from Delhi’s Okhla and Bakar was apprehended from Sarai Kale Khan whereas Zeeshan was apprehended from Allahabad, Javed from Lucknow and Moolchand from Rae Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh in shut coordination with the officers of U.P. ATS crew, the officer mentioned.
Explosives, arms discovered
“The arrest of the 4 accused has uncovered the nexus of the Pakistan’s ISI-sponsored and skilled terror modules with underworld operatives and averted a slew of serial blasts and focused killings in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and different states in India,” mentioned Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Pramod Singh Kushwah including that explosives and firearms have been recovered from Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh in a multi-State operation.
Police mentioned that Sameer was tasked to make sure clean supply of improvised explosive units (IED), refined weapons and grenades to totally different entities in India. Anees Ibrahim, who’s presently based mostly in Pakistan, is acknowledged to be the underworld join of this module, police mentioned.
Police mentioned that Osama and Zeeshan met in Muscat in April from the place they went to Pakistan taking through boats and ship. They had been allegedly skilled by two individuals Jabbar and Hamza — who the accused claimed are from the Pakistani Army as they wore uniforms — for 15 days in making bombs, IEDs and committing arson utilizing objects of day by day use.