STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Al-Qaeda suspect arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly

Offensive literature related to Al-Qaeda has been found to be stored in his mobile phone which has been seized for further investigations.

Published: 19th June 2020 10:54 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th June 2020 10:54 AM   |  A+A-

Handcuffs

For representational purposes

By IANS

BAREILLY: A suspected Al-Qaeda operative has been arrested from the Quila area of Bareilly district.

The arrest was made on Thursday ater the ATS team got a tip-off that a person named Mohammed Shoeb a.k.a Abu Mohammed Ali, who has been completely radicalised by Al-Qaeda, was trying to mobilise youths using social media applications.

When an ATS team from Lucknow, along with their local officer Manjeet Singh, raided a house in Bareilly, they found the person operating the account was actually Inamul Haq, 28, who lived there with his younger brother.

Haq was unemployed and was active on several social media applications under different names. He has been charged with several crimes by the ATS police station in Lucknow.

A member of the ATS team said that, "We have recovered much evidence to establish Inamul's connection with Al-Qaeda. He was using social media for diverting youths to terrorism. Our probe is on."

Meanwhile, ATS sources said that Inamul Haq has been brought to Lucknow on transit remand.

Offensive literature related to Al-Qaeda has been found to be stored in his mobile phone which has been seized for further investigations.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp