NEW DELHI :
THE Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested a suspected Pakistani terrorist, who was planning to carry out a terror attack during the festival season in the national capital, an official said here on Tuesday. The suspected terrorist was arrested from the Laxmi Nagar area of the national capital. According to the official, the suspected Pakistani national, who had obtained fake Indian identity cards through forged documents, has been identified as Mohd Ashraf alias Ali, a resident of Punjab province in Pakistan.
The arrested accused was living as an Indian national by the name of Ali Ahmed Noori, a resident of Shastri Nagar. “At the time of his arrest, the police recovered an AK 47 rifle along with several other arms and ammunition,” Deputy Commissioner of Police, Special Cell, Pramod Kushwaha said. Apart from AK 47 rifle, two magazines with 60 rounds, one hand grenade, and two pistols with 50 rounds of cartridges were also recovered from his possession. The suspect has been arrested under relevant sections of the UAPA Act, Explosives Act, and Arms Act, the official said.