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Fight Against Terrorism: Delhi Police Arrest 2 Terrorists Linked To Al-Qaida

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| August 10 , 2017 , 13:57 IST

Delhi Police secured a double victory on Thursday as both a wanted Al-Qaida terrorist and a member of the Bangladesh based terror outfit Ansar Bangla which is affiliated to Al-Qaida were arrested.

The suspected Al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) fugitive Syed Mohammed Zishan Ali had been wanted by Delhi police special cell since June 2016. Based out of Saudi Arabia, Zishan's brother Syed Mohammed Arshiyan allegedly has links with global terror outfits and his wife is related to the 2007 Glasgow international airport attack mastermind Kafeel Ahmed.

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The second terrorist, Raza Ul Ahmed is reportedly a member of the Al-Qaida outfit in Bangladesh Ansar Bangla and was arrested while he was trying to escape to Nepal on Thursday morning.

According to reports, Ahmed was involved in a fake currency racket and has been handed over to the West Bengal police which had a case filed against him.

On August 6, the Uttar Pradesh Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) has arrested a Bangladeshi national identified as Abdullah-Al-Mamon from the Kutesara village of Muzaffarnagar district for allegedly carrying out terror activities.

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According to a statement issued by ATS, "Abdullah is originally a resident of Momin Shahi district of Bangladesh and was linked to banned terror organisation - 'Ansarullah Bangla Team' (ABT)."

Allied with Al-Qaeda, the terror group Ansar Bangla has reportedly been involved with the hacking of atheists in Bangladesh. Many members of the group have allegedly sneaked into India using forged documents.