NIA arrests Indian Mujahideen's key operative

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Published on 20 May 2016 10:30 AM GMT

NIA arrests Indian Mujahideens key operative
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New Delhi: National Investigating Agency (NIA), on Friday, arrested, Abdul Wahid Siddibapa, a key operative of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM), from Indira Gandhi International airport.

About Siddibapa:

  • Abdul Wahid Siddibapa is a resident of Bhatkal in Karnataka.
  • He was wanted in a case pertaining to a conspiracy by IM to attack various places in India.
  • Siddibapa was based in Dubai and was allegedly recruiting people for the terror outfit to carry out activities in India.

NIA officials stated that the terrorist was held after his arrival from Dubai. “He has allegedly funded the outfit’s activities from there,” they said. A senior official of the investigating agency stated that Siddibapa was held on the basis of a warrant of arrest and a red corner notice had already been issued against him.

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