Two Hizb militants arrested in Delhi

  • PTI, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Aug 07, 2009 02:16 IST

Two suspected Hizbul Mujahideen militants, who were allegedly planning terror strikes here ahead of Independence Day, were arrested tonight, a senior Delhi police official said.

Javed Ahmed and Ashiq Ali were apprehended by Delhi Police’ special cell from central Delhi’s Daryaganj area when they were travelling in a white Santro car.

“We caught them from Mahavir parking area,” Joint Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) P N Agarwal told PTI.

The arrest came nine days ahead of the Independence Day celebrations in the national capital.


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