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NIA arrests suspected Al-Qaeda operatives

The three allegedly planned to attack 22 top leaders of the country including Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Press Trust of India  |  Madurai 

NIA arrests suspected Al-Qaeda operatives

In raids at several places in the city, three suspected operatives were arrested on Monday by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), police said.

Police said, the three allegedly planned to attack 22 top leaders of the country including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.



They were allegedly involved in threatening embassies of various countries in India, they said.

Those arrested were identified as M Khareem, Asif Sultan Mohammed and Abbas Ali. While Khareem was arrested from Usmannagar, Asif Sultan Mohammed was picked up from G R Nagar and Abbas Ali from Ismailpuram, police said.

Explosive materials were also seized from them.

Police said raided several places on specific information that suspected activists were operating from South in and around Madurai.

"Explosive materials and arms have been seized from them," police said, declining to elaborate.

The trio was allegedly running the unit in South Tamil Nadu. They were also allegedly involved in the explosions that took place in various courts in the country over a period of time, police added.

were also searching for two other suspected operatives, Hakeem and Dawood Sulaiman, they said.

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NIA arrests suspected Al-Qaeda operatives

The three allegedly planned to attack 22 top leaders of the country including Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The three allegedly planned to attack 22 top leaders of the country including Prime Minister Narendra Modi In raids at several places in the city, three suspected operatives were arrested on Monday by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), police said.

Police said, the three allegedly planned to attack 22 top leaders of the country including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

They were allegedly involved in threatening embassies of various countries in India, they said.

Those arrested were identified as M Khareem, Asif Sultan Mohammed and Abbas Ali. While Khareem was arrested from Usmannagar, Asif Sultan Mohammed was picked up from G R Nagar and Abbas Ali from Ismailpuram, police said.

Explosive materials were also seized from them.

Police said raided several places on specific information that suspected activists were operating from South in and around Madurai.

"Explosive materials and arms have been seized from them," police said, declining to elaborate.

The trio was allegedly running the unit in South Tamil Nadu. They were also allegedly involved in the explosions that took place in various courts in the country over a period of time, police added.

were also searching for two other suspected operatives, Hakeem and Dawood Sulaiman, they said.
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NIA arrests suspected Al-Qaeda operatives

The three allegedly planned to attack 22 top leaders of the country including Prime Minister Narendra Modi

In raids at several places in the city, three suspected operatives were arrested on Monday by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), police said.

Police said, the three allegedly planned to attack 22 top leaders of the country including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

They were allegedly involved in threatening embassies of various countries in India, they said.

Those arrested were identified as M Khareem, Asif Sultan Mohammed and Abbas Ali. While Khareem was arrested from Usmannagar, Asif Sultan Mohammed was picked up from G R Nagar and Abbas Ali from Ismailpuram, police said.

Explosive materials were also seized from them.

Police said raided several places on specific information that suspected activists were operating from South in and around Madurai.

"Explosive materials and arms have been seized from them," police said, declining to elaborate.

The trio was allegedly running the unit in South Tamil Nadu. They were also allegedly involved in the explosions that took place in various courts in the country over a period of time, police added.

were also searching for two other suspected operatives, Hakeem and Dawood Sulaiman, they said.

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