Delhi: Kashmiri Couple with IS links Detained From Jamia Nagar, Police Say They Were ‘Inciting Anti-CAA Protests’

Swarajya Staff

Mar 08, 2020, 07:39 PM | Updated 07:39 PM IST

Pic Courtesy: ANI
Pic Courtesy: ANI

The Delhi Police special cell has detained a Kashmiri couple from Okhla for alleged links with IS Khorasan module, here on Sunday.

The detained couple have been identified as Jahanjeb Sami (husband) and Hinda Bashir Beg (wife). Though the police have not arrested the couple, but are questioning them. The police have seized some objectionable material from them.

Delhi Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Pramod Singh Kushwaha said the couple, identified as Jahanjeb Sami and wife Hina Bashir Beg, was apparently instigating anti-Citizenship Act protests in Delhi and was trying to exploit the ongoing situation.

The couple was detained in an early morning operation after inputs were shared by the Intelligence Bureau. A probe is underway and several agencies are questioning them, a senior official said.

(With Inputs From IANS)

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