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Two suspected SIMI activists arrested in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013 - 12:00

Zee Media Bureau

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Police have arrested two suspected Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activists late on Thursday.

Abdul Wahid Khan (54) is an auto driver and Uber Sidhhiqui (35) runs a coaching centre in Raja Talab area.
The two have been living for years in Chhattisgarh. It is being reported that the police tracked their movement for several weeks and arrested them from Budhapara area.

Raipur Superintendent of Police OP Pal confirmed the arrests and said both Khan and Sidhhiqui are being interrogated.

Dismissing reports of threat to Bharatiya Janata Party`s PM candidate Narendra Modi, Pal said that the two terrorists have no connection with yesterday`s rally.

Both of them were arrested when Modi was holding a rally in Raipur.

The SP further said that both were working for a long time and helping in executing organisation’s plans in the state.

First Published: Friday, November 15, 2013 - 11:52

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