2 Suspected Al-Qaeda Arrested From Jamshedpur


Jamshedpur: Security agencies carried out massive raids at various cities across India following intelligence inputs regarding suspected terrorists on Tuesday.

According to reports, two al Qaeda operatives, believed to be members of its sleeper cell and motivating youths to join the terror group, were arrested from Jamshedpur, also known as the steel city, on the eve of Republic Day.

As per reports, East Singhbhum district police arrested Ahmed Masood Akram Sheikh alias Masood alias Monu from Dhatkidih, while Nasim Akhtar alias Raju was nabbed from Road No 6, Zakirnagar, Old Purulia Road, Senior Superintendent of Police Anoop T Mathew told reporters.

The two are suspected members of al Qaeda’s sleeper cell and are tasked to motivate youths of the steel city as well as other parts of Jharkhand to join jihad, he said.