Delhi: Arrested terror suspect had visited Dubai and Thailand

Published on : 02:44 PM Oct 14, 2021

The Delhi Police Special Cell on Thursday having interrogated arrested terror suspect Mohammed Ashraf alias Ali revealed that the latter had visited Dubai and Thailand in 2018 to meet ISI operatives.

New Delhi: Special Cell of the Delhi Police on Thursday interrogated arrested terror suspect Mohammed Ashraf and revealed that the suspect confessed to having met ISI operatives during a visit to Dubai and Thailand in 2018. According to the police, the suspect has visited both nations using an Indian Passport.

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Police further said that Ashraf had met operatives of the Pakistani intelligence agency (ISI) and had shared with them photos, videos and some maps of the location and inputs of several states including Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi.

Apart from the Special Cell, officers of IB, Military Intelligence, Jammu and Kashmir Police and NIA also interrogated Ashraf for more than 6 hours. Advertisement

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Previously, the accused had revealed that he had entered India via Bangladesh in 2014 and was in contact with ISI agents from Pakistan and that he had visited Dubai on fake documents.

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He also informed the police about his visit to Pakistan in 2005 where he was trained by the Nasir, a Pakistani officer. After training, he was sent back to India in 2014 on a fake passport to Bihar.

The suspect, who hails from Punjab in Pakistan, was working at the behest of ISI to carry out an attack on New Delhi. He was arrested from Ramesh Park, Laxmi Nagar, and was in possession of state-of-the-art weapons, AK-47, grenades and a fake Indian ID. Officials also said that the suspect had his hideout in various locations including Ajmer, Delhi, Vaishali and Udhamnagar across the nation for the last 10 years.

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