Maharashtra ATS arrests ex-SIMI member at Mumbai Airport

Ex-SIMI member Sarjeel Sheikh.Sheikh (34) was arrested by the Maharashtra ATS team.

Maharashtra ATS arrests ex-SIMI member at Mumbai Airport

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Saturday arrested a former member of the banned terror outfit Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) from the Mumbai International Airport.

Based on a tip-off that a former SIMI member often visited India, the ATS arrested Sarjeel Sheikh.Sheikh (34) who was an absconding accused in a case lodged at Kurla police station under section 10,13 UAPA r/w 143,144, 145,147,149,353 IPC r/w 135, 37 BP Act.

He has been handed over to Kurla police for further action.

The ATS is probing the purpose of his visit to the country. 

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