Terror accused deported from Saudi Arabia held in Lucknow for making fake passports

Lucknow: A suspected recruiter for subversive groups deported from Saudi Arabia was arrested in Lucknow early Wednesday by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad and Telangana Police, officials said.

Representative image. Reuters

Representative image. Reuters

Abdul Aziz alias Gidda was produced before a magistrate in Lucknow who permitted the Telangana Police to take him away on a transit remand. He was later taken amid high security on a train to Hyderabad.

Aziz was accused of making fake passports and recruiting the youth for terror organisations.

ATS officials told IANS that a case of forgery of passports was lodged against Aziz in Telangana and that he helped youngsters involved in terror plans to sneak into India on fake passports. He is also accused of conspiring to blow up a temple in Hyderabad.


Updated Date: Feb 03, 2016 19:12 PM

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