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Arrested terror suspect is a bonafide J&K resident: UP Police

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 8 Jan 2018 5:21 AM GMT

Arrested terror suspect is a bonafide J&K resident: UP Police
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Mathura: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday detained a person from Mathura on suspicion of being a terrorist that has turned out to be a bonafide resident of Jammu and Kashmir.

Inspector General of Police (IG) Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) Aseem Arun said, "As of now no terror link has been established."

The person identified as Bilal Ahmad Rani was detained on Sunday after he was caught travelling without a ticket on board the New Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express. He was trying to prove himself deaf and dumb.

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Arun stated that Rani was behaving suspiciously and had to be taken for interrogation. During which it was established that Rani was "a bonafide resident of Anantnag where his family runs a medical store".

The details of two other Kashmiris living with Rani in a Delhi hotel were also confirmed. They are also residents of Jammu and Kashmir. But they might face some more questioning, an officer said.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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