Apr 30, 2019

Accomplice and follower of Saharan arrested

A close associate of Thawheed-Jammath Organization’s leader, Sahran has been arrested, in a raid conducted at Ashraf road in Kalmunai.

Police Special Task Force (STF) stated that 3 religious books, mobile phones, SIM cards and some other items were seized in his procession.

The suspect has been handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for further investigations.

Riyas Aboobacker, alias Abu Dujana arrested from Kerala

The Indian National Investigation Agency on Monday arrested Riyas Aboobacker, alias Abu Dujana, who was believed to be planning to carry out suicide attacks in the state.

The 29-year-old man, originally a resident of Palakkad in Kerala, confessed that he was radicalised a few years ago.

According to the probe agency, he was closely following the speeches of key accused in the Sri Lanka suicide bombings, Zahran Hashim, for over a year.

Riyas also said admitted that he was following the speeches of Zakir Naik, said NIA. Riyas also told the officers that he wanted to carry out a suicide attack in Kerala.

During interrogation, Riyas said he has been in touch with Abdul Rashid Abdulla, alias Abu Isa, for a long time and has been following his audio clips, including one where he instigates his followers to carry out an attack in India.

He will be produced before the Kochi court today (30).