TCS techie who ‘plotted’ to target PM Narendra Modi arrested in Tamil Nadu

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CHENNAI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA), Counter Intelligence Cell sleuths of Telangana and a CID special investigation division team in a joint operation, on Monday arrested four terror suspects inspired by al-Qaida who had planned to target at least 22 VVIPs including Prime Minister Narendra Modi from their hideouts in Chennai and Madurai.
The suspects were in charge of five impacts in courts crosswise over south India, said the Investigation officials, who seized explosive materials from their alcoves. NIA sleuths on Monday declared the arrest of three guilty parties in Madurai and Chennai, while inspecting another suspect.

Dawood Suleiman, is the Gang leader who is arrested by the Investigation officials. Aged nearly about 23 years old, Dawood is a TCS programming engineer from Karimsa Pallivasal in Madurai, and lives in Thiruvanmiyur in Chennai. They recognized the others as Abbas Ali, 27, a house painter from Ismailpuram in Madurai, and Samsum Karim Raja, a BCom graduate with a chicken shop in Madurai. Two suspects avoided amid the Madurai attack.

Investigation officers said the suspects, part of a group that called itself ‘The Base Movement of al-Qaida’, were previous individuals from alUmmah, an association TN had banned in 1998.

The presumes set off the primary blast in a parking area in a locale court complex in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, on April 7. The gathering was then required in an impact in an auto stop at a boss legal justice’s court at in Kollam, Kerala, on June 15, trailed by a blast in a court complex in Mysuru, Karnataka, on August 1. The outfit then set off another impact in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, on September 12. On November 1, an impact was accounted for in the can of a legal judge’s court at Malappuram in Kerala.

“They were enlivened by al-Qaida exercises in the Gulf nations,” a researching officer said. “After the Nellore and Malappuram impacts, police found that they had abandoned purposeful publicity material for `The Base Movement’ at the crime scenes on pen drives and leaflets.”

NIA officers additionally arrested another speculate M Ayub Ali, 25, a local of

. He fills in as an open contact officer for a portable hearing assistant organization in Madurai. NIA authorities in their discharge said they have grabbed certain computerized gadgets like cellphones and hard discs from them. The officers will deliver the captured suspects under the steady gaze of neighborhood courts in Chennai and Madurai to look for travel remand to take them to the NIA exceptional court in Bengaluru, where a NIA case is enrolled in the Mysuru impact.

“The city police helped the NIA group in catching the suspects,” Madurai chief of police Shailesh Kumar Yadav said. The NIA started the test after Naina Mohammed, Abbas Ali’s dad, documented a police protestation that a few people had arrested his child and he didn’t return home.