Two more terror suspects arrested

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Belgaum, May 29 (UNI) The city police today arrested two more persons who were suspected to have links with terrorist organisations.

Police sources said Imtyaz Dalayat (21) and Nadeem Syed (20)were picked up from Malmaruti area and they were subjected to questioning.

It was suspected that the duo were associates of Nasser, who was arrested by the police yesterday. Another suspect Liyakat was arrested in the city a week ago.

The arrests came in the wake of more than a dozen made earlier this year in Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga and Bangalore districts.

The arrested were accused of having ties with banned SIMI and Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Toiba militant outfit.

They were accused of hatching terror attacks in Karnataka and Goa and had allegedly conducted meetings in the forests of Dharwad District and Castle Rock, bordering Goa in Belgaum District.

Meanwhile, prominent persons from Muslim community today held a meeting in the city and decided to submit a memorandum to the police and the district administration over police 'targetting' the Muslim youth and harassing them.

They said the educated youth from the community suffered from inferiority complex and faced social problems as they were being 'branded' as supporters of terror outfits.


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