LeT Operative Held For Second Time On Charges Of Plotting To Kill PM Modi 

PM Narendra Modi - Sakshi Post

Bareilly: A Lashkar-e-Taiba operative, who was out on bail after serving a sentence for possession of firearms and explosives, was arrested on Thursday night by Moradabad police for possessing fake documents, including a passport. Police said, Farhan Ahmed Ali, 48, had used the passport to travel to Kuwait in 2011 in violation of the conditional bail on which he was released from prison.

Police arrested Ali from Barablan locality of Mughalpura police station following a complaint of land grab. During a search of his house, police detected fake IDs including ration card, driver's licence, PAN card and Aadhaar card, besides a fake passport. On further investigation, police found some incriminating material and they alerted security agencies, including ATS and the Intelligence Bureau (IB), whose officials are now interrogating him.

On August 28, 2002, Ali and another alleged LeT man, Shahid Ahmed Bakshi, were arrested from Nizamuddin area of New Delhi with 4kg of RDX, detonators, pistol and ammunition. They were accused of plotting to assassinate then Gujarat CM Narendra Modi and top Sangh Parivar leaders to "avenge" the 2002 Gujarat riots. They had been accused of indoctrinating Muslim youths affected by the riots.


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