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Delhi: Pakistani terrorist Asraf Alia, arrested from Laxmi Nagar, sent to 14-day police custody

According to police, he was living with a fake ID. One AK-47 assault rifle, one extra magazine and 60 rounds, one hand grenade, two pistols with rounds were seized from his possession.

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New Delhi Updated on: October 12, 2021 16:45 IST
Pakistani terrorist arrested from Delhi's Laxmi Nagar area
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Pakistani terrorist arrested from Delhi's Laxmi Nagar area

Pakistani terrorist Mohammad Asraf Alias Ali, who was arrested from Delhi's Laxmi Nagar area on Tuesday, has been sent to 14-day police custody, by a Delhi court. The Special Cell of Delhi Police earlier in the day had arrested Asraf Ali from Laxmi Nagar's Ramesh Park area.

According to police, he was living with a fake ID. One AK-47 assault rifle, one extra magazine and 60 rounds, one hand grenade, two pistols with rounds were seized from his possession.

According to news agency ANI, relevant provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Explosive Act, Arms Act & other provisions are being invoked against the arrested man. A search has been conducted at his present address.

According to police, the arrested terrorist is a Pakistani national. He is a resident of Pakistan's Punjab province. He had obtained Indian identity cards through forged documents.

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana had last week held a meeting with top officials and discussed anti-terror measures in the wake of inputs that terrorists may target the national capital during the festive season.

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