New Delhi : The National Investigation Agency arrested seven more suspects for purportedly plotting a terrorist attack in a countrywide raid more from 12 areas in six cities.
All the denounced were apparently recruited for the sake of terrorist outfit Islamic State (IS) and were under observation for as long as six-seven months, said a senior NIA official.
Those arrested on Saturday have been identified as Syed Mujahid (33), inhabitant of Tumkur, Karnataka, Mohammad Aleem (20), Lucknow U.P.; Mohammed Obedullah Khan (33), Hyderabad; Abu Anas(24), Hyderabad; Asif Ali (21),Bengaluru; Muhammed Abdul Ahad (46), Bengaluru and Suhail Ahmed (23), Bengaluru.
On Friday, the NIA and state police had captured six charged persons. One more individual identified as Imran Khan Pathan nom de plume Abu Hind from Aurangabad was confined on Saturday evening. NIA authorities said investigation were on and he had not been arrested yet. His arrest would take the number of accused to 14 for the case.