Bengaluru: The Central Crime Branch (CCB) have arrested five suspected terrorists and recovered explosive materials from their possession in Karnataka’s Bengaluru, officials said on Wednesday.
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The five suspected terrorists are from different areas of Karnataka’s Capital city, and were suspected to have made a meticulous plan to blast here, they said.
“All five identified as Sayed Suhel, Umar, Janid, Mudasir, and Jahid, were accused in a 2017 murder case and were in Parappana Agrahara Central jail where they came in contact with terrorists,” the CCB officials said.
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Owing to information a team traced the location and arrested the suspected terrorists, they said.
We are further looking into the matter, they added.
More details are awaited.