Uncle of terrorist arrested in Delhi surrenders in Prayagraj

The uncle of terrorist Osama, who was among six terrorists arrested earlier this week has surrendered to police in Prayagraj, according to police sources.


ANI | New Delhi | Updated: 18-09-2021 09:06 IST | Created: 18-09-2021 09:06 IST
Uncle of terrorist arrested in Delhi surrenders in Prayagraj
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The uncle of terrorist Osama, who was among six terrorists arrested earlier this week has surrendered to police in Prayagraj, according to police sources. The uncle Hemud Rehman surrendered at Kareli Police Station in Prayagraj on Friday, as per sources in Delhi Police.

Rehman had, according to Delhi Police, was assisting the Pakistan-organised terror module in transporting Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and was planning to carry out targeted killings and blasts across the country. The Special Cell of Delhi Police had arrested Osama and five other terrorists on Tuesday and busted the network. Rehman is being brought to Lucknow and a team of Delhi Police Special Cell has left for Lucknow on Friday to bring him to Delhi on a transit remand, the sources said.

Meanwhile, all the six terrorists arrested by the Delhi Police on Tuesday have been interrogated. The terror module being managed by underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Anees Ibrahim. Two terrorists trained by Pakistan's intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) organised terror module- Osama and Zeeshan- revealed in the interrogation that during their 15 days of training in Pakistan, they were trained to cause bomb blasts using chemicals other than AK47, to make IED and to cause blasts in less time.

They received training to use bombs to cause explosions at railway tracks, bridges and in large gatherings. The training was provided with an aim to set off bombs during the upcoming festival season in different parts of the country similar to the 1993 Mumbai bomb explosions. Videos of Gujarat riots, Muzaffarnagar riots and North-East Delhi riots were also used in training the terrorist duo. (ANI)

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