Police nab Lashkar militant in Hyderabad

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Hyderabad, May 4 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Police arrested a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operative here on Tuesday.

The militant has been identified as Mohammad Zia Ul Haq alias Abu Abdullah.

Addressing the media persons A K Khan, Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad, said that the militant was planning to commit a major incident in the twin cities (Hyderabad and Secunderabad).

"He was trying to commit a big action in Hyderabad. After an alert, and also after working out the information today he has been picked up along with the explosives and the fire arm that he had," said Khan.

He further said that this militant was involved in the blast that took place at Odeon Theatre in the city during 2006.

Reportedly, Zia Ul Haq was studying in Saudi Arabia where he was roped in by the LeT operatives.

Two Chinese grenades, one Chinese 7.4 pistol with 6 rounds and one LG cell phone was recovered from his possession. (ANI)

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