NIA busts ISIS module, 10 held in UP & Delhi

Updated:2 months, 3 weeks ago IST

New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) held a press briefing to reveal the findings of their high level searches which they conducted in 17 locations in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday morning. The Inspector General of NIA, Alok Mittal said, “We conducted searches at 17 locations in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi in connection with a new ISIS module styled as ‘Harkat ul Harb e Islam’ which was in an advance stage of carrying out a series of blasts. Searches have been conducted in Delhi’s Seelampur and UP’s Amroha, Hapur, Meerut and Lucknow. Large quantities of explosive material, weapons and ammunition including a country made rocket launcher have been recovered so far.” The IG further informed that, “Total amount worth Rs 7.5 lakh recovered, nearly 100 mobile phone, 135 SIM cards, laptops and memory also seized. Some of the searches are still underway. After initial interrogation of the 16 suspects, we have decided to arrest 10 accused.”

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