12 Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists detained as Delhi Police foils major terror plot, seizes explosives
The Delhi Police on Wednesday conducted raids at several places after receiving crucial information about terror suspects.
New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday foiled a possible terror plot and detained at least 12 members of terrorist outfit Jaish-e- Mohammed (JeM) following multiple raids at several places in Delhi and adjoining areas.
According to initial reports, the raids were conducted after the Special Cell of Delhi Police received credible intelligence information on a possible terror plot.
Around 12 teams of Delhi Police were involved in the massive raids at various places which began this morning.
The Special Cell of Delhi Police, which detained at least 12 people over their suspected links with terror outfit JeM, also seized a huge cache of explosives, IEDs and bomb making materials from them.
It is believed that these JeM operatives were on a mission to carry out massive terror strikes targeting key installations in the national capital.
Those detained are being probed for more leads at the moment, sources said.
The security of all key installations and government buildings has been beefed up after the arrest of 12 JeM militants.
Four out of those arrested are also said to be linked with Deoband Islamic seminary in Uttar Pradesh.