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Jaish terrorist held in Delhi

With this arrest Delhi Police claims to have foiled attempts of terrorists to create panic in Capital on Diwali eve.

india Updated: Oct 20, 2006 14:10 IST

Delhi Police on Friday claimed that they had foiled an attempt to create panic ahead of the Diwali and Id festivals in the capital with the arrest of a Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist.

Police said Parvez Ahmed Kandu, a resident of Baramullah in Jammu and Kashmir, was arrested from the Azadpur market in north Delhi and three kg of explosives and Rs1 million were recovered from his possession.

The arrest was made on October 14 and police teams have been sent to Jammu and Kashmir to carry out more raids.

A few days ago, a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist was arrested and explosives were recovered.

First Published: Oct 20, 2006 13:32 IST