Suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists planned to kill PM Modi, held
Madurai: National Investigation Agency (Agency) on Monday arrested three suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists during the raids in Madurai of Tamil Nadu. Police officials said they have plans of attacking 22 top leaders of the country and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the targets.
“Explosive materials and arms have been seized from them,” police said, declining to give more information.
Several weapons and documents in a pen drive were recovered from M Khareem, Asif Sultan Mohammed and Abbas Ali by NIA. The documents confirmed their plans of attacking 22 leaders including PM Modi.
It could be mentioned here that the three suspected were also involved in the blasts that took place in various courts. NIA’s search operation is, however, on regarding the other two suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists, Hakeem and Dawood Sulaiman.
The police officials also revealed that these terrorists were involved in threatening embassies of several countries in India and have also executed explosions that happened in various courts in the country over a period of time.
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