It was a big module in the making and these alleged operatives were in the process of staking up a huge cache of arms. While the police have still not be able to ascertain which group they belong to, investigators say the operatives were planning a major attack across different cities in the country.
Four terror suspects are being questioned by officials from various states. Those being questioned are Nazim Umar, Ghazi Baba, Faizan and Ahtesham. Nazim, according to the police was in charge of finances while Baba and Faizan handled recruitments and sourcing weapons. Ahtesham on the other hand who was held in Bihar arranged for money, sources tell OneIndia.
Prima facie, it appears as though they were setting up a new group. The investigations or the literature seized show no indication that they were leaning towards the ideology of any terror group. The police say that they did not have a handler and there is nothing to even suggest that they were radicalised in person or on the internet.
The police say that they were planning a pan-India operation. They may have been planning strikes in different parts of the country. There was nothing planned in specific, but they were in the process of setting up a major module. The money had been arranged for and they were also procuring a huge cache of arms, the police also say.