Gujarat ATS busts active Al-Qaeda cell, arrests 4 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants

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AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has busted an active cell of the terrorist organisation Al-Qaeda with the arrest of four Bangladeshi nationals, officials said on Monday.

The accused have been identified as Mohammed Sojibmiya, Munna Khalid Ansari, Azarul Islam Ansari and Abdul Latif. “Based on the intel received, four illegal Bangladeshi immigrants working to recruit for Al-Qaeda were arrested,” Gujarat ATS DIG Deepan Bhadran said.

According to the ATS, the accused attempted to radicalise people in Gujarat and sent money to Bangladesh as well.

“The Gujarat ATS got information that four Bangladeshi nationals were living illegally in Ahmedabad’s Odhav and Narol area on fake IDs. They are associated with Al-Qaeda and are motivating the Muslim people of the city to join the terror organisation and are collecting funds as well for Al-Qaeda”, and official statement said.

Fake documents and incriminating literature were recovered from their home. “The ATS, during search operation, got hold of fake Aadhaar card and PAN card from the accused as well as documents printed by the Al-Qaeda Media wing”, it said. A case was registered against the four under IPC Sections 38, 39 and 40,” the statement added. (ANI)

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