‘Links to ISIS’: Three Kashmiris among 4 arrested by Gujarat ATS, says police

Sabarmati jail, Gujarat. [File Photo]

Porbandar: The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Gujarat Police claimed to have arrested four persons, including three Kashmiris, allegedly “linked to ISIS”, reports said on Saturday.

The Kashmiri trio identified as Ubaid Nazir, Hanan Hayat Shawl and Mohammad Hazim Shah with Sumaira Bano of Surat, have been arrested.

Reports quoting sources said that special team of the ATS had been active for the past few days in Porbandar and surrounding areas.

“During their operations, the ATS detained four people including a foreign national associated with the terrorist organization,” they said.

The operation of the ATS was led by DIG Dipen Bhadran, who along with other officials, has been in Porbandar since yesterday.

A huge convoy of officials including Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad DIG Deepen Bhadran are in Porbandar.

It is being speculated that officials including IG are here in connection with the secret operation, the report said.

A convoy of officers arrived at the Special Operations Group (SOG) office in Porbandar, where the ATS has successfully completed the operation.

The ATS have arrested four persons from Porbandar, ATS sources added.

ATS sources added, DIG Deepan Bhadran, SP Sunil Joshi, DYSP KK Patel, DYSP Shankar Chowdhury along with other officials were involved in the operations.

“Scrutiny has also been intensified on all local persons associated with foreign nationals. Today the top officials of ATS or Gujarat Police can make an announcement about the entire operation,” reports said quoting ATS.

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