UP Anti-Terrorism Squad arrests Hizbul terrorist in Kanpur for planning attack on Ganesh Chaturthi

Director General of Police OP Singh said the terrorist was arrested in Kanpur's Chakeri area, and has been identified as Qamar-uz-Zama (37), a resident of Assam.

Press Trust of India September 13, 2018 18:35:28 IST
UP Anti-Terrorism Squad arrests Hizbul terrorist in Kanpur for planning attack on Ganesh Chaturthi

Lucknow: An Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist who was planning an attack on Ganesh Chaturthi was arrested in Kanpur on Thursday, police said.

UP AntiTerrorism Squad arrests Hizbul terrorist in Kanpur for planning attack on Ganesh Chaturthi

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The arrest was made by the state's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS).

"The terrorist has been identified as Qamar-uz-Zama (37), a resident of Assam, and is an active member of Hizbul Mujahideen," Director General of Police OP Singh said.

He was arrested in Kanpur's Chakeri area, Singh said at a hurriedly convened press conference in Lucknow.

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