The Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested four students from Ladakh’s Kargil area in connection with the Israel Embassy blast case in the national Capital.
The accused persons have been identified as Nazir Hussain (26), Zulfikar Ali Wazir (25), Aiaz Hussain (28) and Muzammil Hussain (25), all residents of village Thang in district Kargil.
“In a joint operation with a Central intelligence agency and Kargil Police, the Special Cell of Delhi Police has detained four persons from Kargil in connection with conspiracy to plan and execute terror activities in the national Capital,” said Chinmoy Biswal, the spokesperson of Delhi Police.
“They have been taken on remand and brought to Delhi for questioning,” Biswal added.
A minor IED blast took place outside the Embassy of Israel in the heart of Lutyens’ Delhi on January 29. There were no casualties.
Some cars were damaged in the explosion that occurred about 150 metres from the Embassy on the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road in the very high-security Lutyens’ bungalow zone.