Delhi: Suspected ISIS Operative Held, IEDs Seized


The Delhi Police has arrested an alleged ISIS operative with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) from central Delhi’s Ridge Road area, a senior police officer said on Saturday.

Abu Yusuf, the accused, was arrested at around 11:30 PM by the special cell of the Delhi Police following a brief exchange of fire, officials said.

“One ISIS operative was arrested with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) by our Special Cell after an exchange of fire at Dhaula Kuan,” Pramod Singh Kushwaha, Delhi Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Delhi Police Special Cell, was quoted as saying by news agency PTI. 

The arrest comes days after a doctor was arrested in Bengaluru for having alleged links with the terrorist group ISIS.

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