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Maharashtra ATS detains 4 people from J&K in Latur

IANS  |  Mumbai 

The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has detained four people from and in the state's town for suspected links with militant organisations in and Kashmir, official sources said here on Thursday.

Following a tip-off, an ATS team from adjoining district rushed to on Wednesday and detained the four men who were reported to be moving around in a suspicious manner.

However, on interrogation, two of them claimed that they collecting religious donations.

The ATS has identified them as Abdul Razaq, (both aged 25), Salil Ahmed, and Iftiaz Ahmed, 35 - who arrived in from and by train a couple of days back.

Hailing from Poonch, they proceeded by road from to which has a sizeable number of Muslims, who are currently observing Ramadan, the holy month of fasting.

The ATS sleuths have seized their and examining their call records to ascertain if they harbour any links with any known militant organisations in their home state.



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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 22:34 IST