IS module case: NIA arrests arms supplier in Uttar Pradesh


New Delhi/Meerut, Jan 4: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested an arms supplier from Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut last night in connection with its ongoing probe into the new Islamic State (IS) module ‘Harkat-ul-Harb-e-Islam’.

A senior NIA official in New Delhi on Friday said the probe agency has arrested 21-year-old Naeem on Thursday night.

The official said that Naeem has been involved in the supply of weapons to the suspected persons in the case.

Earlier, the NIA on Tuesday launched “follow up” raids in Amroha.

On December 26, ten accused, including the group leader, who were allegedly planning to attack some political personalities, security establishments as well as known places in Delhi and National Capital Region were arrested by the NIA.

The probe agency had conducted searches at 17 places — six in East Delhi’s Jafarabad area, six in Amroha, two each in Lucknow and Hapur and one place in Meerut.


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