Arrested Indian Mujahideen Terrorist Was Married To Nepali

Glen Mclaughlin
February 15, 2018

Ariz Khan aka Junaid was arrested from the India-Nepal border after the special cell got a tip-off, said DCP Pramod Kumar Kushwaha of Delhi Police while speaking to the media.

Wanted Indian Mujahideen terrorist Ariz Khan was on Wednesday arrested by the Delhi Police. Meanwhile, Ariz Khan was believed to be the fourth accused managed to escape from the encounter scenario. "Around 165 people died in attacks in which he was involved". "She had no clue of his background and never even visited Azamgarh, his home town in Uttar Pradesh", said a police officer.

Another member of the Indian Mujahideen, Shahzad Ahmed, was caught in 2013 and sentenced to life in prison for his actions at the Batla House encounter. He is also wanted in five different cases involving bomb blasts at various cities. His associates Mohammad. Saif and Khalid alias Kodi brought the explosive from Udupi (Karnataka) and he along with Atif Ameen, a friend from school days, received the explosives in Delhi, the officer said.

According to the police, Special Cell was working on the leads gathered from the interrogation of the earlier arrested terrorists with links to the Indian Mujahideen (IM) and other terrorist outfits, as well as the inputs provided by several secret sources deployed across the country.

Kushwaha said that after Khan escaped from Batla House, he remained in India for a month before fleeing to Nepal.

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Khan was arrested from Banbasa in Uttarakhand, where he had come to meet his accomplices.

Khan was also a co-conspirator in the UP courts blasts matter where "he was enraged after some lawyers thrashed three terrorists of the Jaish-E-Mohammad".

Later, he came in touch with a Nepali resident Nizam and with his help crossed the Indo-Nepal border from Bihar into the Himalayan country, he said.

In September 2014, he went to Saudi Arabia where he met many IM and SIMI sympathisers.

Other reports by MaliBehiribAe

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