• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Coimbatore on very high alert as IB detects Lashkar module with Pakistani national

|

New Delhi, Aug 23: A high alert has been sounded in Coimbatore after the Intelligence Bureau (IB) signalled the presence of Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists.

The IB said that at least 6 operatives of the outfit had entered Tamil Nadu and then taken shelter in Coimbatore. An IB source informed OneIndia that the alert was sounded after the intelligence was found to be Grade A and actionable.

Coimbatore on very high alert as IB detects Lashkar module with Pakistani national

The IB further said that one of the operatives was a Pakistani, while the rest were Indian Muslims. The Pakistani operative goes by the name Anwar Ilyas.

Cross border lottery racket: Cops bust major ISI module

The IB has asked the police to maintain a high state of alert and also said that these persons are moving around disguised as Hindus. They would be found sporting a tilak, the IB has also warned.

Coimbatore has been facing a problem of both radicalisation and terror over the past several years. Modules of the Students Islamic Movement of India and Lashkar-e-Tayiba are considered to be strong in this area.

In another development, a major ISI backed terror funding network has been busted by the Madhya Pradesh police. The police have arrested five persons in connection with this case.

The arrested persons include, Sunil Singh, Shubham Tiwari, Bhagvendra Singh and Balram Singh. The name of the fifth operative has been kept confidential in the light of the ongoing investigations.

MP, Rajasthan on very high alert following terror threat

The Uttar Pradesh police had tipped off their counterparts in MP about the module. The police said that investigations have revealed that there were at least 13 Pakistani handlers as part of this network.

They were raising funds through the cross-border lottery racket. They were also in touch with operatives in different parts of the country like West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Chattisgarh. They kept in touch over phone, chat applications and social media. The police have seized phones and laptops from their possession. Further investigations are on.

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
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