Busted IS Team Wanted To Plant Beef At Temple


New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) early on Wednesday busted an Islamic State (IS) module in Hyderabad, detaining 11 youths who were allegedly plotting powerful bomb blasts to target VVIPs and crowded places in the city and intended to trigger communal riots by placing cow and buffalo meat at the Bhagyalakshmi temple at the base of the iconic Charminar.

The IS module was, according to the agency , procuring the meat to be placed at temples to spark riots during the ongoing holy month of Ramzan.The arrested youths, who held regular jobs and were in touch with IS handler and chief recruiter for India Shafi Armar, had been under the NIA’s scanner for the past 4-5 months.