Arrested Al-Qaeda terrorist was preparing youth for jihad

Oneindia

New Delhi, Sep 23: The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Jharkhand Police has arrested an Al-Qaeda terrorist from Jamshedpur, a senior police officer said.

On a tip-off, a team of the ATS nabbed Mohammad Kallimuddin Muzahiri near Tatanagar railway station on Saturday, ATS Superintendent of Police, Vijaya Laxmi, told reporters here.

Active with Al-Qaeda's Indian sub-committee organisation, he was preparing youths for jihad and terror acts, police said.

A resident of Azad Nagar in Mango area of the steel city, Muzahiri was absconding for about three years.

The police had earlier attached his property, the SP said.

According to a police press note, Muzahiri, an active terrorist of the banned Al-Qaeda group, was named in an FIR dated January 25, 2016, lodged with the Bistupur police station, under various sections of the IPC, the Arms Acts, among others.

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