Irshad (50) and Abdul Rahman (19) - an engineering college
student and native of Bihar, were picked up by a joint team
comprising Delhi Police and their Chennai counterparts, an
official release said.
They were picked up in connection with a case involving
counterfeit currency, forged passports and seizure of
weapons, it said.
Irshad, a resident of Delhi, had arrived here few days ago
and was staying with Rahman. However, no weapons or explosives
were found in the possession of the two or in their place of
stay, the release said, adding preliminary investigation did
not reveal any terror designs on Tamil Nadu.
Seven persons, most of them youths from Bihar, were picked
up near Selaiyur here on Saturday evening for alleged links
with a terror outfit.
Chennai: Two of the seven persons, who were
picked up here on Saturday for alleged links with a terror
outfit, were on Monday taken to Delhi for further investigation,
First Published: Monday, November 28, 2011, 15:19