Forward of January 26 or Republic Day, the Delhi Police has foiled a giant terror plot within the nationwide capital. P Kushwaha, Addl CP, Particular Cell of Delhi Police at the moment mentioned that they caught 2 terrorists, Naushad & Jagjit, on January 12 from Jahangirpuri & recovered 2 military-grade hand grenades, 3 pistols & cartridges. He mentioned that the terrorist duo killed a person in December final 12 months solely to exhibit their capabilities to their handlers and ship the homicide video to their handlers in Pakistan.
Kushwaha mentioned that the Particular Cell had acquired details about the two suspects hiding in Jahangirpuri space. The police group then raided the mentioned location and arrested the terrorists. The accused have been arrested underneath UAPA. Jagjit is a resident of Uttarakhand whereas Naushad’s home is in Jahangirpuri, Delhi.
The police mentioned that they discovered traces of blood in the home the place the accused had been hiding which led to suspicion of homicide. Following interrogation, a chopped physique was recovered from a close-by drain. The police officer mentioned, “Naushad and Jagjit had been concerned in terrorist actions. They needed to kill the fitting wing chief in Delhi.”
Kushwaha additionally mentioned that these individuals had deliberate a giant terrorist assault in Punjab within the coming month. They needed to assault in Delhi additionally as many huge leaders had been on their goal, he mentioned. He mentioned that Pakistan’s ISI handlers are behind the sinister plot.
“Investigation (within the case of two terrorists held by Particular Cell) is on. The terrorists have been stored underneath 14-day police custody. Our groups did a very good job by taking immediate motion in any other case some untoward incident may’ve taken place,” mentioned HGS Dhaliwal, Particular CP, Particular Cell.
Police mentioned that Naushad was being dealt with by a suspected LeT handler whereas Jagjit’s handler is Canda-based Arshdeep Dalla, who’s a chosen terrorist.
Earlier, the police together with a Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) group visited the residence of the accused on Friday. The neighbours of the accused instructed mediapersons that the accused had shifted to the home round Diwali and had been not often seen exterior.
Jagjit Singh is suspected to have hyperlinks with a Canada-based Khalistani terrorist, they’d mentioned, including that Naushad had been related to terror outfit Harkat ul-Ansar. Jagjit Singh is a member of the infamous ‘Bambiha’ gang and has been getting directions from anti-national parts primarily based overseas. He’s a parole jumper in a case of homicide in Uttarakhand, police had mentioned. (With company inputs)