Thiruvananthapuram: NIA arrests two terrorists from Thiruvananthapuram airport. The two men were arrested after being issued a look-out notice from Riyadh. One is a Malayalee. Shuhaib, a native of Pappinisseri, Kannur, has been arrested in connection with the Bengaluru blast case. The second person arrested was Mohammad Gulnavas, a native of Uttar Pradesh. Gulnavas is the accused in the Delhi hawala case.
Gulnavas is a Lashkar-e-Taiba activist and Shuhaib is an Indian Mujahideen activist.
They were on a Riyadh flight that arrived at the Thiruvananthapuram airport at 6.30 pm. They were interrogated at the airport for about two hours after the arrest was registered. It is learned that RAW’s officials also took part in the interrogation. After bringing them to Kochi, one will be taken to Bengaluru and the other to Delhi. There are two main culprits that the NIA has been investigating for a long time.
The NIA’s move was top secret. No indication was given to the state police in this regard.