Tamil Nadu: NIA officials, city police arrest suspected JMB terrorist in Chennai
10, Sep 2019, 4:44 PM IST
Chennai: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday (September 10) arrested a man suspected to be a member of the terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
The suspected terrorist is identified as Asadullah Sheikh, and investigation is underway.
Asadullah Sheikh's arrest came a day after the Indian Army issued an alert regarding a possible terror attack in South India, based on inputs.
"We are taking adequate precautions to ensure that any design of the inimical elements or terrorists is stalled, and they do not succeed," Lt Gen SK Saini, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Army Southern Command.