Delhi, Aug. 23: Delhi Police Special Cell on Sunday got another victory as well as they averted a suicide attack in Delhi by recovering tons of explosives from Balrampur in Uttar Pradesh based on inputs given by arrested ISIS operative Mustaqeem during his interrogation. The police have also recovered an explosive belt the ISIS operative prepared to carry out ‘fidayeen’ (suicide) attack in Delhi.
The suspect is a native of Balrampur. The ISIS suspect, who was arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi police, was being handled by Islamic State in Khorasan Province commanders from Afghanistan and was planning to carry out terror acts in India.
PS Kushwah, DCP (Special Cell), Delhi Police, said, “Two pressure cooker IEDs were recovered from Mohammad Mustaqeem Khan, alias Abu Yusuf, a resident of Balarampur in Uttar Pradesh.” DCP Kushwah added that Mustaqeem had planned a terror strike in Delhi on August 15.