CCB police Busted Terror Module and arrested five suspects in Bengaluru

Pramesh S Jain & Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

I n a joint operation,the CCB officials busted a suspected terror module and arrested five suspects who are planning to carry out subversive activities in and around the city.

The accused identified as Syed Suhel,Umar,Junaid, Mudasir and Zahid were nabbed in sultanpalya in RT Nagar where they had gathered for a meeting.

Senior officer said the accused were arrested in 2017 in a murder case and while at Central prison the accused met the serial blast terror suspects and hatched a plan to carry out blasts in city.

After coming out on bail,the accused started executing the plan and gathered arms and ammunition and explosive substances.

The CCB officials recovered seven country made pistols 42 rounds of ammunition,four walkie talkie,phones and several SIM cards from them.

Based on a tip off from central agencies,the CCB officials kept a tab on the accused and arrested them, Dr.SD.Sharanappa,Joint commissioner of police,said.

The accused are taken into custody for further investigation and efforts are on to track down others who possibly involved in the case.