Four men arrested in Kargil for planning a terrorist act in the capital | Delhi News


New Delhi: In a joint operation with the Intelligence Bureau, the Delhi Police Special Cell apprehended four Kargil men accused of planning and attempting to carry out terrorist acts in the capital. The four men are also the main suspects in the case of the minor explosion near the Israeli embassy in January.
The apprehended quartet are Aiaz Hussain (28), Nazir Hussain (26), Zulfikar Ali Wazir (25) and Muzammil Hussain (25), all residents of Thang village in Kargil district in Ladakh. While Aiaz claimed to be a former Ramjas College student, another claimed to be an IAS aspirant.
While at this time it is not clear whether these men match the suspects of the Israeli embassy explosion captured by CCTV cameras and whether the DNA fingerprints threw a match, their involvement is suggested. , according to the cops, from the crucial clue that the phones of two of the suspects were turned off at the time of the incident. They had come to Delhi in November last year and left in March, we learn.
DCP Chinmoy Biswal confirmed the arrests. “Details of the case will be shared in due course,” he said. The four men were presented Thursday before an investigating judge for pre-trial detention.
The operation to catch the quartet was carried out by a team led by Neeraj Thakur, head of the office, Special Cell. Thakur questioned the suspects until late Thursday. As the case is to be investigated by the National Investigation Agency, the suspects will be handed over to them for further investigation.
A week ago, the NIA announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh each for the identification of two suspects captured by CCTV cameras around the site of the embassy explosion. The low-intensity explosion on January 29 left no victims or injuries, but damaged the windows of three cars. The day marked the eve of the 29th anniversary of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between India and Israel.
An envelope bearing the inscription “Ambassador of Israel” was recovered at the scene. Inside, a note suggested the explosion was in retaliation for the murder of an Iranian military general. However, it was believed that the Iranians’ apparent manual labor was a ruse intended to distract from the real perpetrators. Sources have confirmed the use of ball bearings and ammonium nitrate.
On February 13, 2012, the wife of an Israeli diplomat was targeted by a man who planted a magnetic bomb in the back of his Innova SUV on Aurangzeb Road.
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