New Delhi: Delhi Police has foiled a major terror plan and arrested a Pakistani terrorist from Laxmi Nagar on Monday (October 11, 2021) night. The special cell of Delhi Police also recovered an AK-47 rifle with one extra magazine, 60 rounds, one hand grenade and two sophisticated pistols with 50 rounds from his possession.
Identified as Mohd Asraf, he is a resident of Pakistan’s Punjab and was living in Laxmi Nagar’s Ramesh Park on a fake ID of an Indian national. He, as per initial interrogation, had made a fake id in the name of Ali Ahmad Noorie.
Booked under relevant provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Explosive Act, Arms Act, and other provisions, Asraf was an important part of the sleeper cell and was working with ISI. According to Delhi Police sources, he was living in the national capital for the past 15 years and used to provide weapons and logistics to the terrorists coming to India. He had hidden the weapons under the sand on the banks of the Yamuna river near Kalindi Kunj.
He was living as a Maulana in Delhi and other cities and used to receive most of the calls over VoIP (Voice over IP). Several Pakistan numbers have also reportedly been recovered from his mobile phone. Asraf was married to an Indian woman but was not currently living with her.
As per sources, he has other members in his network in Delhi, who would also be arrested in the coming days.