Ahead of the festive season, Delhi Police Special Cell has foiled a major terror plan as ot arrested a Pakistani national from Laxmi Nagar on Tuesday and seized an AK-47 rifle from his possession.
As per information shared by the police, the accused was living with a fake ID of an Indian national and had obtained the Indian identity cards through forged documents. The special cell operation was monitored by the Commissioner of Police Rakesh Asthana.
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“It is a good catch by special cell ahead of the festive season. A big terror plan has been foiled by our team,” Asthana said.
Apart from an AK-47 rifle with one extra magazine and 60 rounds, the police seized one hand grenade and two sophisticated pistols with 50 rounds.
The accused, identified as Mohd Asraf, is a resident of Pakistan’s Punjab. Relevant provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Explosive Act, Arms Act, and other provisions are being invoked against the man.
Asraf is a resident of Narowal in Pakistan’s Punjab province. A search has been conducted at his present address at Ramesh Park in Delhi’s Laxmi Nagar. He was apprehended by the police around 9.20 pm on Monday.