Police arrested John Mohammad Sheikh alias Sameer, Osama, Moolchand, Jashan Khmer, Mohammad Abu Bakar and Mohammad Amir Javed in raids in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and other states.
The Delhi Special Police Cell has collected key information regarding the terrorists. Pakistan has foiled a provoked terrorist conspiracy. Police have arrested six people, including two terrorists, who were training at Pakistan-ISI. Police said they had conspired to carry out several blasts across the country targeting Navratri and Ramli festivals. Police arrested John Mohammad Sheikh alias Sameer, Osama, Moolchand, Jashan Khmer, Mohammad Abu Bakar and Mohammad Amir Javed in raids in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and other states. Police found that Osama and Khamar had been training at the ISI.
They were recruited to look for suitable places to place IEDs (explosives) in Delhi and UP. Special Cell DCP Pramod Singh said that their arrest had exposed the links between Pakistan and ISI terrorists and that the cooperation of the underworld had averted the danger of several blasts in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and other states. He said explosives and weapons were seized during the raids in Allahabad. They were found to have been hired to carry out various tasks in Ugrakutra. Police said Sameer was close to Anees Ibrahim, the brother of Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. Sameer said he was prepared to deliver explosives, modern weapons and grenades to terrorists in various parts of India on the orders of Anees, who is staying in Pakistan.
Mumbai police and ATS officials are questioning the family members of militant John Mohammad Sheikh, who was arrested in Delhi. Police said they also conducted searches at Sheikh’s house. The Sheikh’s family lives in central Mumbai. Sheikh has been living here for some years and has two daughters, police said. Police also questioned a neighbor about John. John was asked about his relationship with the terrorists.
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