‘Anti-Terror’ Crackdown By NIA, 14 Picked Up From 6 Cities

In a major crackdown by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and state police forces ahead of Republic Day, 14 men who were allegedly “radicalised online” were picked up for interrogation on Friday in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mangalore, Tumkur and Lucknow. Of the 14, three were from Mumbai, four from Hyderabad, four from Bangalore, and one each from Mangalore, Tumkur and Lucknow. Five of those — two from Hyderabad and one each from Bangalore, Mangalore and Thane — were arrested under the UAPA for planning terror acts, while the other nine are said to be “under the scanner”. – See more

In a major crackdown by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and state police forces ahead of Republic Day, 14 men who were allegedly “radicalised online” were picked up for interrogation on Friday in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mangalore, Tumkur and Lucknow. Of the 14, three were from Mumbai, four from Hyderabad, four from Bangalore, and one each from Mangalore, Tumkur and Lucknow. Five of those — two from Hyderabad and one each from Bangalore, Mangalore and Thane — were arrested under the UAPA for planning terror acts, while the other nine are said to be “under the scanner”. - See more