Three Islamic State-inspired operatives have been arrested from Bijnor, Jalandhar and Mumbai. The operation was a joint one carried out by police forces of five states. The operation was led by the Delhi police.
While three have been arrested, the police are questioning six more operatives sources said. The arrests were carried out based on intelligence inputs. The inputs suggested that these operatives were planning on carrying subversive activities in different parts of the country.
The module according to sources is connected to the one recently busted in UP. The police suspect that these operatives had spanned out to different states and may have been carrying out a reconnaissance. Further investigations are on.