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Five SIMI activists arrested

Written by: Staff

Bhopal, Apr 17: Khandwa Police has claimed to have achieved a major breakthrough with the arrest of five activists, including two women, allegedly owing allegiance to banned organisation Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI).

Superintendent of Police D C Sagar said Akil, Javed and Asif were arrested yesterday during raids carried out to nab people involved in clashes between two communities in Khandwa district on April 11.

During interrogation, it was revealed that the accused were SIMI activists.

Mr Sagar said following interrogation two women activists -- Ashiya and her sister Rafia -- were also arrested. Police seized objectionable literature from them.


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