New Delhi, Nov 28: National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested three Al-Qaeda operatives on Monday who were planning to attack Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the police informed.
The three suspects who have been arrested were planning to attack 22 top leaders of India which included the Prime Minister. They were also allegedly involved in threatening embassies of various countries in India.
The arrested individuals have been identified as M. Khareem, Asif Sultan Mohammed, and Abbas Ali. Police informed that explosive materials were also seized from them. “Explosive materials and arms have been seized from them,” police said, declining to elaborate.
NIA raided many places through their information that Al-Qaeda operatives were in South Tamil Nadu, around Madurai.
NIA was also searching for two other suspected Al-Qaeda operatives, Hakeem and Dawood Sulaiman.