Advertisement
Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

12 Members Of Indian Mujahideen Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

In March 2014, the special cell arrested Zia-Ur-Rehman, a Pakistani national, commonly known to anti-terrorist agencies in India as Waqas, a statement issued by the Delhi Police stated.

12 Members Of Indian Mujahideen Sentenced To Life Imprisonment
| Representational Image
12 Members Of Indian Mujahideen Sentenced To Life Imprisonment
outlookindia.com
2021-04-02T14:22:26+05:30

The Delhi Police said a Jaipur court has awarded life imprisonment to 12 members of Rajasthan module of the Indian Mujahideen terror outfit who were arrested by the special cell of the force.

In March 2014, the 'special cell' arrested Zia-Ur-Rehman, a Pakistani national, commonly known to anti-terrorist agencies in India as Waqas, a statement issued by the Delhi Police stated.

Waqas was wanted in a series of bombings carried out across the country along with his absconding associates, the statement said.

After the arrest of Waqas, three more terrorists, members of Rajasthan module of IM, Mohammad Mahruf, Mohammad Waqar Azhar and Shaquib Ansari were also arrested, it said.

Huge recoveries of suspected explosive materials, detonators, electronic circuits or timers etc. were made from the possession of the terrorists arrested from Jaipur and Jodhpur, the statement said.

The special ell got cases registered under the Explosive Substances Act at Jaipur and Jodhpur regarding the recoveries made, it said, adding that the initial arrests of founding members of Rajasthan module of the IM led to the arrest of 10 more terrorists by the Rajasthan ATS.

On Wednesday, ASJ Uma Shankar Vyas, Jaipur, concluded the trial of the case involving the Rajasthan Module of IM involving 13 accused and sentenced all of them, except one, to life imprisonment, it added.
With PTI inputs

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

UK Gives Nod To Covishield But No Respite For Indian Travellers

UK Gives Nod To Covishield But No Respite For Indian Travellers

Despite the UK putting Covishield on its updated international travel advisory, India is not yet on a list of 17 approved countries.

Why PM Modi's US Visit Holds Key To India's Strategy On China, Afghanistan

Why PM Modi's US Visit Holds Key To India's Strategy On China, Afghanistan

Apart from in-person meetings with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, PM Modi will address the UNGA and Quad summits and may share India's concerns on use of Afghanistan as a terror hub.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Pacer T Natarajan Tests COVID-19 Positive

Sunrisers Hyderabad Pacer T Natarajan Tests COVID-19 Positive

The IPL, however, said that 'tonight's game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals will go ahead.'

First Jammu Bandh After Article 370 Abrogation Affects Normal Life

First Jammu Bandh After Article 370 Abrogation Affects Normal Life

Protests and rallies were taken out at various places of the region for the first time after the abrogation of Article 370.

Advertisement