UP: Suspected terrorist arrested

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 06:25 hrs

New Delhi/Gorakhpur, Mar 22 (IBNS): The Delhi Police on Friday said they have arrested a suspected Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist from Gorakhpur city in Uttar Pradesh.

The suspected terrorist, Liyakat Shah, has reportedly reveled that there were plans of terror strikes during Holi.

The Delhi Police´s Special Cell on Thursday raided a guest house near Jama Masjid in New Delhi and recovered explosives and several AK-47 rifles.

According to reports, the raids were conducted on the basis of the information provided by Shah.

Shah has been sent to 15-day police custody.

"The suspected operative, along with others, had carried out recce for possible terror attacks at busy marketplaces during Holi," CNN-IBN reported quoting sources.

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