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One arrested from Jogeshwari in terror case

Mumbai: The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) arrested a man from Jogeshwari on suspicion of plotting to assassinate him and being in touch with a foreign leader. Accused Zakir Hussain Sheikh was in touch with a Pakistani man with the pseudonym Anthony. The accused has been remanded in police custody for two days by a special court.

Zakir Hussain Sheikh is a resident of Jogeshwari. The ATS has registered a separate case and arrested Sheikh. The ATS has been on the trail of the suspected gang for the past few days. Accompanying him was Sameer Kalia alias Jan Mohammad Hahi, who was arrested by the Delhi Police. Sheikh’s name was also revealed during the interrogation of suspected terrorists arrested by the Delhi Police.

A special team of Delhi Police had arrested a total of six people from various places in North India. That includes Jan Mohammad from Mumbai. Recently, a team of ATS and Crime Branch police went to Delhi to get information about the six suspects arrested. Sheikh was arrested on Friday from the Jogeshwari area of ​​Mumbai, just two days later. It is suspected that the terrorist module was preparing to order explosives for the assassination.

It is suspected that he will carry out assassinations in Maharashtra and abroad with the help of explosives. Authorities had received information that the explosives would arrive in Delhi by courier. Jaan Mohammad had gone to Delhi to fetch it. But he was arrested before that. It is suspected that Jan Mohammad had left for Delhi at the behest of Zakir. It is suspected that the suspect was in contact with Anis Ibrahim of the Dawood gang. The ATS is investigating whether one of Anis’s trusted accomplices is a relative of Zakir and whether he is Anthony.

Sheikh was brought to the ATS office in Nagpada for questioning after his arrest on Friday night. He was later arrested in the case. As the ATS has filed a separate case under Section 18 of the UAPA Act, it has become clear that the accused Sheikh will no longer be handed over to the Delhi Police. Zakir was arrested 20 years ago by the crime branch police in a case.

Delhi Police has no control

Sheikh was brought to the ATS office in Nagpada for questioning after his arrest on Friday night. He was later arrested in the case. As the ATS has filed a separate case under Section 18 of the UAPA Act, it has become clear that the accused Sheikh will not be handed over to the Delhi Police. Zakir was arrested 20 years ago by the crime branch police in a case.

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