Major crackdown on ISIS terror modules in the country, UP ATS raids in Maharashtra, Punjab, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh!

After the Yogi government took over Uttar Pradesh, the police are on full swing nabbing criminals in the state and anti social elements who were mainly responsible for riots and supporting terrorists in and outside state.

Adityanath Yogi, had warned the police to being an end to the goonds raj and rein the terrorists who had got free hand during the Akhilesh Yadav’s rule. Yogi Adityanath apart from beinging law and order under also took National security as the key agenda. Within days after his order, the UP ATS squad has busted numerous ISIS terror modules in the state.

The UP ATS which collected reliable information along with Delhi Police special cell has conducted raids in 5 states simultaneously. The ATS arrested three people on suspicion of terror-related activities. The massive operation was carried out early morning in Mumbai, Jalandhar, Narkatiaganj in Bihar, Bijnor and Muzaffarnagar. Six suspects were also taken into custody for interrogation.

“UP ATS conducted joint anti-terror raids in Maharashtra, Punjab, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh in coordination with police of the five states,” UP ATS Chief Asim Arun said.

The ATS along with STF also raided a mosque in Bijnor’s Barhapur area after they received information that many people were involved in supplying ammunition and provided shelter to terrorists. Two people were arrested who have been taken under police custody for interrogation. The ATS had received intelligence that some known terror suspects in West UP had become active and were recruiting new members in preparation to carry out a terror strike.  The mosque was involved in radicalizing youths said the report. Muhammad Fauzan and Muhammad Tanveer have been arrested as prime suspects and involving in anti National activities.

The operation was conducted with the help of the Special Cell of Delhi Police, Crime Investigation Cell of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra ATS , Punjab Police and Bihar Police.

The local witnesses said that they had no idea that ATS was going to raid, the police and the ATS left their vehicle away from the mosque and entered the mosque bare foot and blocked them from all sides.

The ISIS which is spreading rampantly in India, needs to curbed and serious action must be taken against those who are radicalizing youths in the name of Islam and Jihad.

Aishwarya S


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