Delhi Police, Anti-Terror Units of States Conduct Raids to Nab Key Suspect


The accused taken to Special Cell on Wednesday. — IANS

NEW DELHI — Pan-India raids are being carried out by anti-terror units of the states and Delhi Special Cell sleuths on Thursday to nab suspected mastermind of the terror network Humaid.

It is alleged that Humaid, a relative of arrested accused Osama, who is a resident of Delhi’s Jamia Nagar, was coordinating the entire terror network in India.

The police are also looking for Osama’s father Humaid-ur-Rehman. His whereabouts are unknown.

“Last known location of Humaid was in Uttar Pradesh. We are in touch with Uttar Pradesh anti-terror squad and raids are being carried out at various places,” said a top IPS officer privy to the probe.

It is alleged that Humaid had sent Osama and Zeeshan Qamar, a resident of Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad, to Muscat in Oman to join training in Pakistan.

They were also trained in handling and use of small firearms and AK-47s.

All the accused are in police custody for 14 days.

Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) in Delhi

Meanwhile, a team of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and Special Cell of the Delhi Police is jointly interrogating the six terror suspects who were planning to carry out attacks in the forthcoming festival season, an official said here on Thursday.

According to sources, the Maharashtra ATS team, after reaching the national capital held talks with the sleuths of the Special cell of Delhi Police.

The cops are currently examining Osama, who was trained in Pakistan, and Jaan Mohammed who is suspected to be an operative of the D company. He was arrested in Kota when he was on his way to Delhi.

Maharashtra ATS chief Vineet Agarwal, on Wednesday, said that the terror suspect Jaan Mohammed belongs to Dharavi, Mumbai. — IANS

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