Ranchi, Jan. 25 (ANI): Ahead of Republic Day celebrations across the nation, two al-Qaeda suspects were arrested in Jamshedpur on Monday.
Ahmed Masood Akram Sheikh alias Masood alias Monu from Dhatkidih, and Nasim Akhtar alias Raju were arrested following leads and intelligence about their whereabouts.
Jamshedpur Senior Superintendent of Police Anoop Mathew said that two arrested were members of al Qaeda’s sleeper cell and motivated youth to join the terror organisation.
The arrested terrorists were interrogated extensively in order to discover about any possible attack during Republic Day.
According to reports, the terrorists are associated with Abdul Sami, another suspect, who was recently arrested in Jamshedpur.
The arrest comes in the wake of the massive crackdown across the nation to nab terrorists and terror suspects ahead of Republic Day celebrations. (ANI)