The port of Gwadar in Pakistan. | File photo
- They were also trained in the handling and use of small firearms and AK-47s.
- Interrogation also revealed that Osama had left for Muscat in April where he met Zeeshan who had also gone to train in Pakistan.
- Earlier today, a Delhi court sent the six terrorists into 14-day pre-trial detention
New Delhi: The investigation into the erupted terrorist module in the nation’s capital revealed chilling details as questioning of six terrorist suspects arrested on Tuesday revealed that Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) took two of them to the port of Gwadar by sea routes and trained them in bomb making in Sindh.
The Delhi Police Special Cell is investigating how the two managed to get to Pakistan, train, and then return to India.
Police found on Wednesday that the two suspected terrorists – Osama, a resident of Jamia Nagar in Delhi, and Zeeshan Qamar, a resident of Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh – were training to make bombs and improvised explosive devices (IEDs). and carried out arson using everyday objects. use. They were also trained in the handling and use of small firearms and AK-47s.
Earlier today, a Delhi court sent the six terrorists into 14-day pre-trial detention.
Besides Osama and Zeeshan, the other four accused arrested were identified as Jaan Mohammad Shaikh, resident of Mumbai; Moolchand, resident of Rae Bareli of UP; Mohd Abu Bakr, resident of UP’s Bahraich, and Mohd Amir Javed, resident of Lucknow.
Chronology of events…
- Interrogation revealed that Osama had left for Muscat in April where he met Zeeshan who had also gone to train in Pakistan.
- About 15-16 Bengali-speaking people, suspected of being Bangladeshi nationals, joined them there and split into sub-groups. Zeeshan and Osama were in the same group, news agency IANS reported.
- Several short trips out to sea later, they were taken to Jioni near Gwadar, where a Pakistani national took them to a farm in Thatta, Sindh province.
- There, the recruits encountered three Pakistani nationals, two of whom – Jabbar and Hamza – made bombs. Both belonged to the Pakistani army because they wore military uniforms.
- Their training lasted 15 days, after which they were brought back to Muscat by the same route.
- The six terrorist suspects have been separately tasked with carrying out various aspects of the terrorist plan, carrying out terrorist attacks across India during the coming holiday season.