• search

Hizbul Mujahideen activist held in Kerala

Written by: Staff

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 6: Police claimed to have arrested an active member of pro-Pakistan militant group, Hizbul Mujahideen, from Kumili in Idukki district.

Altaf Ahammed (29), a native of Jammu and Kashmir, was involved in various crimes against the government, ASP Vikramjith Singh told UNI over phone from Idukki.

According to the official, he was arrested last night following information from the Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Altaf had applied for a passport and the Police Department sent his bio-data to their counterparts in Jammu and Kashmir for verification when his identity came to light, he said adding the accused got training from Pakistan.

On interrogation, Altaf admitted he had been working in the state for the last seven years as a salesman.

However, his connection with other outfits functioning in the state have not come out so far.

Following the arrest, police conducted raids in the area.

However, no further arrests had been made so far.


For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more