Al Qaeda terrorist arrested in Jamshedpur

RANCHI: The Jharkhand Police Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) has arrested a Al Qaeda Jamshedpur terrorist, a senior police officer said Sunday.

In an announcement, an ATS team caught Mohammad Kallimuddin Muzahiri near the Tatanagar railway station on Saturday, ATS police superintendent Vijaya Laxmi told reporters here.

Active with Al Qaeda 's Indian sub-committee organization, he was preparing youths for jihad and terror acts, police said.

A resident of Azad Nagar in the Mango area of ​​the city of steel, Muzahiri escaped for about three years. Police had previously attached their property, the SP said.

According to a police press note, Muzahiri, an active terrorist of the banned Al Qaeda group, was named in an FIR dated January 25, 2016, lodged with the Bistupur police station, under various sections of the IPC, the Arms Acts, among others .

Muzahiri has traveled to Saudi Arabia, Africa, Bangladesh, Asansol, Kolkata, Gujarat, Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh in connection with terrorist acts, he said.

Previously, he had influenced some young people in jihad, sending them to terrorist training camps in foreign countries, including Pakistan, according to the note.