Pakistan terror module that busted two days ago in a multi-state operation had planned serial blasts across the country, CNN-News18.
They have accessed interrogation details of one of the six arrested men, Zeeshan Qamar (28). Sources said the gang wanted to carry out serial terror attacks in all the metro cities. Zeeshan, during his interrogation, told the investigators that he overheard this plan from his trainers in Karachi.
Investigating agencies looking for 6-7 more suspects in connection with the case, and their arrests in the coming days. Pakistan-based trainers of the module had asked Zeeshan and other accused to meet these 6-7 people when they go back to India.
Top intelligence sources told CNN-News18 that the arrests are a very big achievement of the security forces. As they were able to avert at least five serial blasts across the country by apprehending the six men.
Sources further said that these trainers were sent to the Karachi farmhouse, where the six accused received training on IEDs, arms, and arson-related activities for over 15 days, by force as they are meant to train big groups such as Jaish or Lashkar-e-Taiba. The trainers clearly told them that they don’t train small groups.
The Delhi Police’s Special Cell and Uttar Pradesh. Anti-Terrorism Squad on Tuesday busted the terror module and arrested the six men, including two Pak-ISI trained terrorists. The module had planned several blasts across the country, including Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Maharashtra, during the festivals of Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratri and Ramleela.
The accused were identified as; Jaan Mohammad Shaikh (47) from Maharashtra, Osama (22) from Delhi, Moolchand (47) from Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareilly,. Zeeshan Qamar (28) from Allahabad, Mohd Abu Bakar (23) from Behraich and Mohd Amir Javed (31) from Lucknow. The cost of operation amounted to Rs 3 lakh, transferred by Osama’s father Osadur from Dubai.
‘D-Company’ tasked the Jaan Mohammad Sheikh to receive explosives and drive them to other parts of the country. The module revealed the nexus between Pak-ISI and the Underworld in coordinating terror activities.
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