ISIS operative held in Delhi; police step up vigil


New Delhi, August 22

An alleged ISIS operative with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) was arrested from central Delhi’s Ridge Road space following a short change of fireside, a senior officer of the Delhi Police mentioned on Saturday.

The accused was arrested on Friday night time.

“The accused was arrested after an exchange of fire from Ridge Road between Dhaula Kuan and Karol Bagh,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Pramod Singh Kushwaha mentioned.

Delhi police particular staff on the spot the place the NSG subtle 15 kg IED, at Budda backyard, New Delhi, on Saturday. Tribune Photo: Mukesh Aggarwal

Police mentioned his interrogation is on. A press convention on the matter is prone to be held by the Delhi Police.

The police have stepped up vigil within the metropolis following the arrest.

Meanwhile, a bomb disposal staff of the National Security Guard (NSG) reached the spot together with a robotic that helps decide up a bomb or IED and a TCV (whole containment vessel) automobile that’s used to defuse a bomb in a managed surroundings.

In wake of the arrest, Uttar Pradesh DGP Hitesh Chandra Awasthi sounded an alert within the state and requested all law enforcement officials, particularly these in subject posting, to stay vigilant and take mandatory precautions.

Delhi police particular staff on the spot the place the NSG subtle 15 kg IED, at Budda backyard, New Delhi, on Saturday. Tribune Photo: Mukesh Aggarwal

In addition, safety checks have been intensified alongside the Delhi border in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida.

Vehicles and passengers shifting from side to side Delhi are being checked on the border, whereas Gautam Buddh Nagar district can also be on alert mode, Noida Deputy Commissioner of Police Rajesh S mentioned.

Senior law enforcement officials additionally assessed safety checks within the district bordering Delhi. PTI



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