The kin of the 5 males, accused of being operatives of al Qaeda-linked Ansar Ghazwat-ul Hind by Uttar Pradesh Police, held a press convention in Lucknow on Thursday and claimed that their “relations had been being framed as a part of a conspiracy”.
On July 14, the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of UP Police had claimed that that they had arrested three extra suspected operatives of Ansar Ghazwat-ul Hind from Lucknow in reference to an alleged terror plot.
The ATS had recognized the three individuals as Shakeel (35), Mohammad Mustakeem (44) and Mohammad Moid (29) – all residents of Lucknow. The company had stated their names got here to gentle in the course of the interrogation of Minhaz Ahmed (30) and Maseeruddin alias Mushir (50) who had been arrested earlier for allegedly planning to hold out blasts and suicide bombings in numerous components of the state.
Talking on the press convention organised by human rights group Rihai Manch, Minhaz Ahmed’s father Siraj stated his son was picked up with none due course of. “There is no such thing as a foundation to the FIR and the fees being pressed in opposition to my son. They’ve framed my son and have made up a false story to accuse him of great allegations,” he stated.
Shakeel drive e-rickshaws within the metropolis. His brother Iliyas questioned how his brother, who barely makes ends meet, may very well be an operative of a world terror outfit. “He picked up passengers for Rs 5 to feed his household. If he was working for a terror outfit, why would he be so poor. These prices have been framed with politics in thoughts.”