The special cell of Delhi police has stated that a terror attack plan on the National capital has been averted and the culprits have been arrested by them. DCP Pramod Kushwaha informed in a press conference that the police have arrested three persons from a suspected ISIS module in Assam.
DCP Pramod Kushwaha, Delhi Police Special Cell: The three arrested persons were from an ISIS inspired module and were planning to attack using an IED blast a local fair in Goalpara (Assam). They were planning to replicate it in Delhi. pic.twitter.com/mjRkIk8EN1
— ANI (@ANI) November 25, 2019
Kushwaha has stated that the arrested individuals were planning an IED blast at the ‘Rasmela’ a local fair in Assam and planning to replicate it later in Delhi.
As per reports, a considerable stash of IEDs was recovered from the trio. Police have stated that the IED recovered from them was of the same type that was used earlier in the Bhopal blast.
He added that prima facie, the group looks like a self-radicalised group. He further added that the investigation is on and further details will be revealed later.
The three arrested persons are named as Islam, Ranjeet Ali and Jamal. They were arrested from Gopalpara Assam. They were allegedly arrested with the IEDs in their possession.