A Pakistani terrorist has been arrested from Delhi’s Laxmi Nagar and an AK-47 assault rifle, a hand grenade were among other things that were recovered from his possession, ANI reported on Tuesday (October 12, 2021). He has been identified as Mohd Asraf and is a resident of Pakistan’s Punjab. “Delhi Police Special Cell arrests a terrorist of Pakistani nationality from Ramesh Park, Laxmi Nagar. He was living with a fake ID of an Indian national. One AK-47 assault rifle with one extra magazine and 60 rounds, one hand grenade, 2 sophisticated pistols with 50 rounds seized,” ANI said.
Relevant provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Explosive Act, Arms Act and other provisions are being invoked against him. A search operation has also been conducted at his present address at Ramesh Park in Laxmi Nagar.This comes three days after Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana held a meeting with top officials and discussed anti-terror measures in the wake of input of a terrorist attack in the national capital during the festive season. On October 9, they also held discussions on how to prevent terrorists from taking support of locals.
The Deputy Commissioner of Police Special Cell Pramod Kushwaha on Tuesday informed that the Pakistani national who was arrested from Delhi’s Laxmi Nagar area has been living in the country for more than a decade using Indian identity. Addressing the media persons here, Kushwaha said: “One Pakistani national Mohd Asraf was arrested by Delhi Police Special cell, yesterday. He has been in India for more than a decade using Indian identity. Initial probe revealed his involvement as sleeper cell, orchestrating subversive activities.
The landlord of the arrested Pakistani national told ANI that they will cooperate with the police in the investigation.
“He (arrested Pakistani national) lived here for 6 months. My father got his Aadhar Card made for documentation. After he left, we were not in touch with him…If needed, we will cooperate with the police,” Uzaib, landlord of terrorist Mohd Asraf told ANI.
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