Hizbul Mujahidin terrorist arrested in Bengaluru at mosque

Suspected Hizbul Mujahidin was arrested from a mosque in Bengaluru

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A suspected Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist has been arrested from Bengaluru in a joint operation launched by Karnataka and Jammu & Kashmir Police. The accused has been identified as Talib Hussain was arrested by the police on June 5. As revealed by the police. 

The accused Hussain was on the run from Jammu & Kashmir with his children and wife as the hunt for him was intensified by the armed forces, was hiding in Bengaluru. Hussain had taken shelter at a local mosque in Srirampur and was delivering sermons in Friday prayers. He was working as a laborer in the city. And none of his neighbors knew about him much after he moved in. 

In this context Chief Minister, Basavaraj Bommai had confirmed that Talib Hussain was indeed arrested by the police. 

When Mr Bommai was asked whether Hussain was a terrorist or not he did not provide a definitive answer as he said “Generally police keep an eye on people like them. We will provide whatever assistance is required to the Jammu and Kashmir police. In the past too, such arrests had taken place in Sirsi and Bhatkal.”

“The Jammu and Kashmir police have taken this very seriously”. Bommai further explained.

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