New Delhi [India]: Days after the Delhi Police arrested two individuals allegedly planning to assault the National capital, the investigators in the case discovered that each the terror suspects had been in direct contact with at least four terrorists.
Naushad Ali, and his affiliate Jagjit alias Jagga who were arrested on January 12 for allegedly planning focused killings in Delhi forward of Republic Day, were in direct contact with four terrorists – Nazeer Bhat, Nasir Khan and Nazeer Khan of Harkat-ul Ansar, and Nadeem of Hizbul Mujahideen. Other than these, the duo was additionally in contact with gangsters– Sunil Rathi, Neeraj Bawana, Irfan Chhenu, Hashim Baba, Ible Hasan and Imran Pehelwan, the police discovered.
The Delhi police had performed a crackdown on the gangster-terrorists module, following which the National Investigation Agency (NIA) had additionally registered circumstances in opposition to these gangsters beneath the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
The historical past of Naushad and Jagjit Singh additionally advised connivance between them [the aforesaid gangsters] and cross-border terror teams, as per the investigators.
According to the sources, in November 1996, Naushad shot useless one Abdullah Sherwani of Assam for two.25 Kg of RDX and Rs 11.5 lakh, the investigation into the historical past of those two males revealed.
The investigators mentioned that the RDX and cash he recovered from Sherwani were stolen from one Nadeem, an in depth affiliate of Ali and an lively member of the terror module Harkat-ul Ansar. In this case, each Naushad Ali and Nadeem were booked for homicide beneath the explosive act. One extra accused, Bilal Siddiqui, from Kashmir, was additionally concerned in the RDX provide and was later arrested.
The police have discovered that Ali had dedicated his first homicide in 1991, whereby he stabbed one Jitender Dabla in the Jahangirpuri space to determine his supremacy in the realm. Later, when he was despatched to jail, he established contacts with Pakistani terrorist Asfaq alias Arif of Lashkar-e Toiba and Nadeem of Harkat-ul- Ansar, the police mentioned.
Police had additionally discovered that when in jail, he [Naushad] got here in shut contact with one Asfaq alias Arif, a Pakistani terrorist sentenced to loss of life in the Red Fort Shootout case. It was Asfaq who later launched him to Sohail, one other Pakistani LeT terrorist who was transferred from a Kashmir Jail, the cops have discovered.
Regarding Jagjit, the police reported that in November 2018, he and his companion Ravinder Singh alias Happy employed an Innova Crysta Car from Rudrapur after acquiring a quantity on-line and making a reservation for the automobile to journey to Allahabad.
A senior police officer mentioned, “They shot dead the cab driver dead and in the last week of November 2018, he went to the house of his brother-in-law at Ainokot in Gurdaspur, Punjab. This was when both Jagjit Singh and Ravinder Singh were arrested following an encounter with the police at Jhankaiya in Udham Singh Nagar”.
He added that Jagjit got here in contact with Bambiha Gang when he was lodged in Haldwani Jail in a homicide case. Later in April 2022, he got here out on 20 days parole however was attacked by criminals affiliated with the Lawrence Bishnoi gang in Gadarpur, Uttarakhand.
Jagjit Singh then jumped parole and hid in Amritsar. It was additionally in Haldwani Jail when Jagjit Singh got here in contact with Shamsher Singh alias Shera Kehlo, his brother Happy Kehlo and others belonging to the Arsh Dalla gang. For offering monetary and authorized help to gang members of Arsh Dalla, Jagjit Singh contacted the previous’s recognized affiliate Manpreet alias Manna of Ludhiana, who in flip launched him with Arsh Dalla, the investigators have discovered.
(with inputs from ANI)