Delhi Special Cell nabs suspected Jihadi-duo planning attacks in Delhi

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MilitantsNew Delhi : Two suspected operatives of a militant organisation working on the principles of Jihad were nabbed by Special cell of Delhi police on grounds of allegedly planning to carry out attacks in the national capital during Christmas and New Year. The two suspected operatives are believed to be natives of Sambhal district in Uttar Pradesh. Police refused to disclose the names of the operatives and the organisation they belong to at this stage as investigations are on progress presently.

On receiving tip offs from various regions within the nation, Special Cell teams are conducting search operation at several places across UP, tracking other potential operatives of the Jihadi outfit. The two youths detained by the police were already under the Special Cell’s scanner and were under vigil and trail for their whereabouts.Although being in the Police radar for a long time, yet the two managed to disappear around two years ago. This act of abscond raised suspicions within the force personnel and it was anticipated that the two were suspected to have crossed the border and attended training camps in Pakistan and Afghanistan with their associates.

The two youths have been now detained in Delhi. The police have also got certain leads suggesting that the duo, along with their associates, were allegedly planning strikes in the national capital during Christmas and New Year season. Police officer revealed that the duo have supposedly attended training facilities allegedly set up by LeT.

Earlier this month, the Special Cell had registered a case in connection with the presence of two suspected LeT operatives who allegedly infiltrated from PoK and were seen in the national capital of Delhi from where they were allegedly making plans to target high profile individuals.