On Monday, the Delhi police apprehended two suspected terrorists from Sarai Kale Khan area near Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border.
As per reports, the two suspected terrorists have been identified as 20-year-old Ashraf Khatana and 22-year-old Abdul Latif. They hail from Kupwara and Baramulla district of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir respectively. The police have seized two semi-automatic pistols and 10 live cartridges from the duo.
“At around 10.15 pm, two suspected terrorists identified as Abdul Latif Mir (22), a native of Baramulla district, and Mohammad Ashraf Khatana (20), a native of Kupwara district, have been arrested by our team,” said DCP Special Cell Sanjeev Yadav.
The police informed that they had laid a trap near Millennium Park in Sarai Kale Khan area based on a tip-off and nabbed the two around 10:15 pm on Monday night. The cops further stated that their arrest helped avert a possible terror attack in Delhi. An investigation has been initiated into the matter.
Two suspected militants – residents of Jammu and Kashmir – were arrested last night by Delhi Police Special Cell. Two semi-automatic pistols along with 10 live cartridges recovered. https://t.co/KUPlC47pOn pic.twitter.com/GspbrJhURA— ANI (@ANI) November 17, 2020
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