HM terrorist arrested in Kanpur

An Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist who was planning an attack on Ganesh Chaturthi was arrested in Kanpur on Thursday, police said.

The arrest was made by the state's Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS).

"The terrorist has been identified as Qamar-uz-Zama (37), a resident of Assam, and is an active member of Hizbul Mujahideen," Director General of Police

OP Singh said.

He was arrested in Kanpur's Chakeri area, Singh said at a hurriedly convened press conference here.


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