New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) busted Pakistan sponsored Al-Qaeda modules in Murshidabad, West Bengal and Ernakulam, Kerala and arrested nine terrorists on Saturday.
The NIA conducted simultaneous raids at multiple locations in Ernakulam and Murshidabad early morning today in which nine arrests were made, six from West Bengal and three from Kerala, according to the probe agency.
The NIA had received inputs about an inter-state module of Al-Qaeda operatives at various locations in the country who were planning to undertake terrorist attacks at vital places with the aim to kill innocent people and create terror.
Based on these inputs, the NIA had registered a case on September 11, 2020, and initiated investigations.
Large quantities of incriminating materials including digital devices, documents, jihadi literature, sharp weapons, country-made firearms,…