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29 arrested after raids on illegal hookah bars in Delhi

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Delhi Police on Thursday said that it has apprehended 29 people, including four cafe owners in its crackdown against illegal hookah bar.

R.P. Meena, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) south east Delhi, said that the staff of Kalkaji police station apprehended twenty five customers and four owners from cafe and bars.

Meena said, four hookahs have also been seized from their possession.

The DCP said that on June 12 during area patrolling, a police team reached near Govindpuri extension. The team noticed that one Cafe — Sound & Fog was running and several customers were enjoying hookah inside the bar.

He said the team raided at Sound & Fog cafe and apprehended the owners, Monu and Rohit, along with five customers.

The DCP said that a case was registered under several sections of the IPC, Epidemic Diseases Act, Disaster Management Act and COTPA Act.

He said that one flavoured hookah was recovered from their possession.

Meena said, “During the course of investigation, the accused persons were apprehended and the recovered hookah was seized.”

He further said that on June 14, police received a tip off that an illegal hookah bar was running in a cafe near Gol Chakkar, Kalkaji.

“A police team raided at the Khana Badosh Cafe near Gol Chakkar, Kalkaji. On checking, it was found that several persons were enjoying the hookah inside the Cafe. Twenty customers and two cafe owners were arrested and three hookahs were seized from the spot,” he said.

The DCP said that the owners of the Cafe were identified as Karan Nayyar and Aditya Dixit. Consequently, a case was registered against them too.

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Portion of under-construction flyover crashes in Mumbai, 14 injured

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At least 14 persons were injured when a portion of an under-construction flyover at Bandra Kurla Complex here crashed early on Friday, the BMC Disaster Control said.

The incident occurred around 4.40 a.m. when a girder of the SELR flyover being built by the MMRDAA in Bandra East came crashing down in the early hours.

All the 14 injured men were rushed to the BMC’s V.N. Desai Hospital for treatment and their condition is now stable.

They are identified as: Anil Singh, 28; Arvind Singh, 29; Azhar Ali, 26; Mustafa Ali, 28; Riyazuddin Ali, 23; Motallab Ali, 28; Riyaz Ali, 21; Atish Ali, 22; Akbar Ali, 25; Shravan, 49; Rais Ali, 22; Aziz-Ul-Huq, 29; Parvez, 22 and Shrimand, 25.

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Anti-terror squads of 12 states meet at Delhi Police HQ

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 A meeting of the anti-terror unit chiefs of 11 states and the Delhi Police officials is currently underway in the national capital, officials said here on Friday.

The meeting comes in the backdrop of the Delhi Police Special Cell’s recent crackdown on a Pakistan’s ISI sponsored terror module that was planning to carry out violent attacks in India.

Sources told IANS that the meeting is expected to focus on the joint raids and better coordination on the ground to avert any terror activity.

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana was also in the meeting, sources said.

On Tuesday, the Special Cell of the Delhi Police had busted a Pakistan-backed terror module and arrested six persons, including two — Zeeshan and Javed — who were trained in Pakistan.

The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) had trained the two terrorists to blow bridges and railway tracks in order to cause mass casualties in India.

The interrogation of the terror suspects has revealed that the duo was also asked to acquire the details of the timings and route of the trains with more passengers so that the blast resulted in a high number of casualties.

Sources informed that 1.5 kg of RDX was found from their possession when they were caught by the Special Cell earlier this week.

“This much amount of RDX is enough to cause large-scale destruction,” the source added.

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Maharashtra ATS and Delhi Police jointly interrogate arrested terrorists

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 A team of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and Special Cell of the Delhi Police is jointly interrogating the six terror suspects who were planning to carry out attacks in the forthcoming festival season, an official said here on Thursday.

According to sources, the Maharashtra ATS team, after reaching the national capital held talks with the sleuths of the Special cell of Delhi Police.

The cops are currently examining Osama, who was trained in Pakistan, and Jaan Mohammed who is suspected to be an operative of the D company. He was arrested in Kota when he was on his way to Delhi.

Maharashtra ATS chief Vineet Agarwal, on Wednesday, said that the terror suspect Jaan Mohammed belongs to Dharavi, Mumbai.

The cops are also looking for Osama’s father Humaid-ur-Rehman, who is being suspected as the mastermind of the terror module.

It is alleged that Humaid had sent Osama and Zeeshan Qamar, a resident of UP’s Allahabad, to Muscat in Oman to join training in Pakistan.

Once they reached Muscat, Pakistan Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) took them to Gwadar port through sea routes to get them trained in making explosives and bombs.

Osama and Zeeshan Qamar were imparted the training of making bombs and IEDs and committing arson with the help of daily use items at a farmhouse in Thatta in Sindh province.

There were three Pakistani nationals in the farmhouse. Two of these, Jabbar and Hamza imparted training to them. Both of them were from Pakistan Army as they wore military uniforms, according to the information obtained.

The training lasted for almost 15 days and thereafter, they were taken back to Muscat via the same route.

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