Man with suspected terror links held in Thane

The suspect was picked up by the NIA last night in a joint operation with the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad.

Mumbai: A man with suspected links to terror outfits has been arrested from adjoining Thane district.

Abdul Sheikh (40) was arrested last night from Amrit Nagar area of Thane district in a joint operation by Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad and National Investigation Agency, police sources said.

"In a joint operation with the NIA, police picked up a person last night. He has been handed over to the NIA as the case belongs to them," the sources said.

They, however, declined to divulge any further details with regard to the operation.

( Source : PTI )
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