Topyaps Logo

Topyaps Logo Topyaps Logo Topyaps Logo Topyaps Logo

Topyaps menu

Responsive image

ATS Arrests Ex-IAF Man Suspected To Be Mastermind Of ISIS Module To Which Saifullah Belonged

Published on 9 March, 2017 at 7:49 pm By

An IAF employee has been arrested in connection with the Bhopal-Ujjain train blast and the terror module of which slain terrorist Saifullah was a member.

The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) nabbed Mohammed Ghaus Khan from Kanpur on Thursday. They believe that Khan is the “mastermind” of the module.


Advertisement

 

Security forces outside the house during the operation that killed Saifullah.

According to reports, Khan has revealed vital information to the police.

Additional Director General of UP Police Daljit Chaudhary said that Khan is “is a technical man and a hardcore member of the module”.

 

Khan worked with the IAF as airman.

A second suspect called Azhar has been arrested, too. He is believed to be the main supplier of the group.


Advertisement

The police says that the two arrests completes the ring of the Islamic State terrorists connected with the Bhopal train blast. Five people are now in custody of the UP police. Two others are in custody of the MP police.



Saifullah was killed by the ATS in an over 12-hour long operation in Thakurganj area of the state capital on Wednesday.

 

 

PTI

He is believed to have been involved in the blast in which eight people were injured.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke in the Lok Sabha today about the encounter. He hailed Saifullah’s father Sartaj for calling his son an “anti-national” and refusing to receive his body because “his actions were not in favor of the country”.

 


Singh said that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) will probe the Lucknow encounter.


Advertisement

According to the police, Saifullah was self-radicalized and influenced by Islamic State.

Advertisement

Latest Stories

Kangana Gave Befitting Reply To Trollers Who Criticising Her for Posing in a Bikini

Kangana Gave Befitting Reply To Trollers Who Criticising Her for Posing in a Bikini


Watch: Ranbir Kapoor Talk About His Marriage with Alia Bhatt In Recent Interview

Watch: Ranbir Kapoor Talk About His Marriage with Alia Bhatt In Recent Interview


Here’s Google’s report of the best Android apps 2020 in India

Here’s Google’s report of the best Android apps 2020 in India


Kangana Shared A Two Piece Picture of Her Got Trolled on Twitter

Kangana Shared A Two Piece Picture of Her Got Trolled on Twitter


17 Unseen Photos of Harshita Gaur, Famous Actress of Sadda Haq & Mirzapur

17 Unseen Photos of Harshita Gaur, Famous Actress of Sadda Haq & Mirzapur


Advertisement

Most Searched

More From News

Popular on The Web