Delhi : Delhi Police had said on Saturday that they have arrested Mohammed Mushtaqeem Khan, a 36-year-old suspected operative of the Islamic State
A huge amount of explosives, including a brown colour jacket containing three explosive packets and a blue colour check jacket containing four explosive packets has been recovered from the house of the suspected ISIS operative in a village of Uttar Pradesh’s Balrampur on Saturday. , after he was arrested in Delhi.
Police said they had recovered two pressure cooker ,IEDs weighing around 15kg, a.30 bore pistol and four cartridges that Khan was carrying in a bag. Khan was on a white TVS Apache motorcycle at the time of his arrest.
The Uttar Pradesh was put on high alert following the arrest of ISIS terrorist in Delhi.
In a press statement, police said Khan’s interrogation has revealed that his original plan was to carry out the IED blasts during the Independence Day celebrations on August 15. “However, because of the heavy security arrangements, Khan could not enter the city and had to drop the terror strike plan.