Maharashtra ATS conducts fresh raids in Thane, Aurangabad; detains nine for questioning over alleged terror links

At least nine people were detained for questioning by the ATS team.

Maharashtra ATS conducts fresh raids in Thane, Aurangabad; detains nine for questioning over alleged terror links

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Tuesday conducted fresh searches at various locations in Thane and Aurangabad.

The ATS team reportedly detained at least nine people for questioning over their reported links with ISIS-inspired terror modules. 

These nine men were picked up for questioning from Mumbra in neighbouring Thane district and Aurangabad, news agency PTI quoted a senior official as saying.

The raids were conducted by the Maharashtra ATS following specific information about the suspicious activities of those detained by it for questioning.

"They were on the ATS radar for a few days for their activities. Questioning is underway," the official said.

The official, however, refused to divulge more details on the operation.