Uttar Pradesh’s Anti-Terrorist Squad of police today arrested three persons and detained six others for allegedly planning terror attacks. Inspector General of ATS Asim Arun said it conducted search operations and raids at different places in five states after getting inputs about their terrorist activities. He said raids were simultaneously conducted in Bihar, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Andhra Pradesh this morning with the help of state police.
The IG said three persons were arrested from Mumbai, Jalandhar and Bijnore. They have been arrested for allegedly hatching conspiracy for terrorist activities and interrogation is underway. He said actions will be taken against them on the basis of evidences found against them. Mr. Arun said arrested persons were also active to recruit new persons for their gang in different parts of Uttar Pradesh and other states.