NEW DELHI: Ahead of the 72nd Independence Day celebrations, the authorities have seized a massive hoard of arms and bullets from two places in the national capital. A suspected Bangladeshi terrorist was also arrested in Bengaluru.
According to reports, a hoard of arms and ammunition, including carbines and cartridges, were found from two suspected weapons peddlers in two independent operations by the Delhi Police held late on Thursday.
The two accused have been recognized as Mohammad Azimuddin Sheikh lias Azim( a resident of Malda in West Bengal) and Soyyam alias Aas Mohammad (a resident of Shamli in Uttar Pradesh)
The arrest was made a day after the NIA arrested the outfit's chief Mohammed Jahidul Islam, who is wanted in a number of terror cases.
Worth mention here the 29-year old Adil Alias Assadullah, a resident of a village in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, was nabbed near the Cantonment Railway station on August 7 in links with the bomb blast at Kalchakra Maidan in Bodh Gaya on January 19, the NIA statement read.
He is considered to be the close ally of Jahidul Islam, who was nabbed by an NIA team from nearby Ramanagara.Assadullah was produced before an NIA special court where he was granted transit remand for being taken to Patna.
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