New Delhi, August 29
The NIA has arrested Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative Shabeel Ahmed, who’s believed to be an in depth relative of the 2007 Glasgow airport assault mastermind.
Agency officers stated the accused was arrested final evening after he was introduced again to India from Saudi Arabia.
They stated Ahmed had moved from Bengaluru to Saudi Arabia in 2010-11.He is a cousin of UK airport assault mastermind Kafeel Ahmed, the officers stated, sustaining that after getting his remand from a particular NIA court docket right here, he can be taken to different locations, together with Bengaluru, for additional investigation.
The officers stated Ahmed was additionally wished in a case registered by the Delhi Police Special Cell in 2015 and was declared a proclaimed offender by a Delhi court docket on July 12, 2016.
In August 2017, Indian businesses had introduced in one other Al Qaeda within the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) suspect Syed Mohammed Zishan Ali from Saudi Arabia. He is believed to be married to Ahmed’s sister. — TNS