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Afghan man, 2 others arrested for planning assassination in S India

Afghan man, 2 others arrested for planning assassination in S India

NEW DELHI: A team of Special Cell arrested three persons named Wali Mohammad Saifi, a resident of Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, Sheikh Riyajuddin, a resident of Madangir, Delhi and Muhthasim CM, resident of Kasaragod, Kerala. The interrogation of arrested accused persons revealed that accused Muhthasim CM alias Thaslim and Wali Mohammed Saifi, an Afghan National are known to each other since their days in Dubai as both of them were having their business there.

Muhthasim CM alias Thaslim had planned to eliminate important persons in South India and for this purpose he roped in Wali Mohammed Saifi who in turn roped in Riyajuddin and thereafter procured weapons for the task

A case under appropriate sections of law has been registered at Police Station Special Cell in this regard.

Special Cell on January 9, received information through a reliable source that some India based operatives of underworld on the instructions of their handlers, based abroad are planning to kill important persons in South India. On January 11, two persons namely Wali Mohammed Saifi and Riyazudin Sheikh were arrested from Delhi; one pistol and three live cartridges were recovered from each accused. One more person Muhthasim CM was arrested from Kasaragod, Kerala with the assistance of Kasaragod Police.

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