The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad, in a joint operation with the West Bengal Police, has arrested two alleged terrorists from Surajpur area of Greater Noida on Tuesday morning. 

According to the police, the two have been identified as Musharraf Hussain aka Musa and Rubel Ahmed. They are both active members of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB).

Police said that the information about the terrorists were shared by West Bengal Police few days back and after a thorough investigation the criminals were arrested.

"The duo hailed from Bangladesh, was arrested from Surajpur police station and is being interrogated by officials of the UP ATS and intelligence department," said Ajay Pal Sharma, senior superintendent of police, Gautam Budh Nagar. 

Sources revealed that the two were planning to carry out a major terror strike in the national capital.