NIA foils plan to carry out suicide bombing in Kerala; Palakkad man arrested
Apr 30, 2019, 11:15 AM IST
Thiruvananthapuram: The National Investigation Agency arrested a Palakkad native, for allegedly planning a suicide bombing. The accused, Aboobacker Siddique, confirmed the NIA’s suspicion when he confessed that he intended to carry out a suicide bombing in Kerala.
According to sources, Siddique had been watching videos and listening to speeches of Zahran Hashim, the mastermind behind the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka. On April 28, the NIA had conducted a raid at Siddique's house in Palakkad and Ahamed Arafat's house in Kasaragod.