Two associated individuals with the Islamic State in Jammu and Kashmir (IS-JK) have been captured from close to the Red Fort, the Delhi Police said Friday.
The pair, from Shopian in Kashmir, were recognized as Parvaiz Rashid Lone (24) and Jamsheed Zahoor Paul (19). They were captured from the Jama Masjid transport stop close to the Red Fort, said Pramod Singh Kushwah, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell).
They were boarding a transport to come back to Jammu and Kashmir when they were caught around 10.45 pm Thursday.
The officer said they were utilizing Delhi as a travel point.
A group of the Delhi Police’s Special Cell had gotten contributions from dependable sources that some sleeper cell individuals from IS-JK had been visiting Delhi much of the time for forward movement to Uttar Pradesh, said the officer.
“It was uncovered that they were obtaining advanced weapons through their contacts in Uttar Pradesh. It was learnt that the pair were utilizing Delhi as a travel point and had even figured out how to convey an arms committal to ISJK frameworks prior,” he included.
Parvaiz Rashid Lone is the senior sibling of Firdous Rashid Lone, who alongside one Sameer Ahmed Lone was slaughtered by security powers in an experience in Jammu and Kashmir on January 24, the officer said.
Solitary is seeking after MTech from Gajrola in Uttar Pradesh subsequent to finishing his BTech from Amroha. He was roused by his senior sibling, police said.
Jamsheed is a last year electrical building certificate understudy in Jammu and Kashmir. He was companions with one Shaukat, who happened to be the brother by marriage of Syed Owais Shafi, police said.
Shafi was professedly an individual from Al-Qaeda-spurred Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind and was gunned down in an experience this year.
Jamsheed had additionally encouraged Mohammed Abdullah Basith’s development, who was captured by the National Investigation Agency, the officer said.
This was their second outing to Delhi. They had gone to Kashmir from Amroha in Uttar Pradesh through Delhi in May. The two activists had flown into Delhi on September 4 from Srinagar and had then made a trip to Amroha.
Two 7.65 guns and four PDAs were seized from the twosome, who were taking a shot at the directions of Omar Ibn Nazir and Aadil Thoker, current leader and representative authority of IS-JK, he included.
The officer said that they had no plans to complete fear exercises in the national capital and were utilizing Delhi just as a travel point.
He said the ISJK association is at an incipient stage.
The twosome was associated with transporting the weapons to Shopian, sources said.
They said the presumed activists used to put the photos of the weapon on their WhatsApp assemble which was directed by their administrator.
Following two-three days, he was guided by them to accompany the weapon to a specific area and afterward he would call them to another area misdirect police.