An “extraordinarily radicalised” youth from Assam has been arrested right here by the Central Crime Department of Bengaluru and police say an investigation was on to search out out if he has hyperlinks with any terrorist outfit.
Akhtar Hussain Lashkar, who was working as a meals supply government, was picked up on Sunday evening from a rented flat on the third flooring of an condominium in Tilaknagar the place he was residing with another individuals belonging to the identical occupation.
Residence Minister Araga Jnanendra mentioned on Monday the police have additionally detained his “accomplices” for questioning.
Police sources mentioned Lashkar has been booked below varied sections of the Indian Penal Code, together with one for waging a warfare towards the Authorities of India.
“He is an especially radicalised youth. We labored out along with varied companies. He has been arrested and a case has been registered towards him. The investigation and interrogation is on to unearth whether or not (he had hyperlinks) with any of the organisations,” Bengaluru Police Commissioner C H Pratap Reddy informed reporters.
“He was working as a supply boy. Different particulars will come out after the investigation,” he mentioned, including, police have been working with varied companies and received inputs about his actions.
“Particulars can’t be shared however the reality (is) that an FIR has been registered and the particular person has been arrested. There’s sufficient proof collected relating to the radicalised youth in Bengaluru,” he added.
CCB sources additional mentioned Lashkar had fled north India and was within the metropolis.
Residence Minister Araga Jnanendra lauded the police for his or her motion. The minister recalled that the Bengaluru police had not too long ago arrested a terrorist from Jammu and Kashmir at Okalipuram within the metropolis.
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