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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

City terror suspect deported by Saudi Arabia, arrested

A 39-year-old terror suspect from Chanchalguda, who took refuge in Saudi Arabia for the past 13 years to evade police dragnet, was arrested by Telangana intelligence officials after he was deported to Hyderabad on Sunday. He reportedly sent four city youth to Pakistan for training and played a key role in the 2003 “Jihadi conspiracy'' case registered in Gujarat.

After the Godhra riots, according to police sources, Adil Afrooz along with several others played a key role in “Jihadi or ISI Conspiracy''.Adil had reportedly facilitated Junaid Shareef, Wajid, Chotta Azad, Aijaz alias Mamu to reach Pakistan via Bangkok, the source said.

In that case, Adil was declared accused No. 10 by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Hyderabad police.The case is at trial stage in a local court.

Fearing arrest by the Indi an security agencies, especially the Gujarat police as they had launched a massive crackdown, Afroz had fled to Saudi Arabia in 2003 and since then he was on the police radar. 

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