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Sarfaraz Memon was planning a 9/11-type attack, was detained by Indore police

Updated: February 28, 2023 1:12 pm

On the basis of the secret report of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Sarfaraz Memon was taken into custody on Sunday night. He is a resident of Chandan Nagar, Indore. It has been said in the report that he has taken training from China, Pakistan and Hong Kong and is looking for a major attack like the 9/11 attack in India. He will now be interrogated by the Mumbai Anti-Terrorism Squad.

Earlier, the NIA had sent an e-mail to the Mumbai Police asking them to be vigilant about Memon. The agency had also sent his Aadhaar card, driving license and passport. The agency also said that Memon is dangerous for India.

Mumbai ATS told Indore Intelligence DCP Rajat Saklecha that Sarfaraz Memon lives in Fatma Apartment, Green Park Colony, Chandan Nagar, upon which the police reached the spot and took his parents into custody. After this, he himself reached the police station late at night.

It is said that Memon often travels to different countries. There is also information about his whereabouts in many states. During interrogation, he said that his sister had died of brain haemorrhage, due to which he used to be upset. He went to Hong Kong on business, where he lived for 12 years.

It is said that Memon also lived in Khajrana of Indore around 2007. After selling the house there, he came to Chandan Nagar. There are doubts on some of his things due to which Mumbai ATS has been called for questioning.

According to an official involved in the interrogation, he was also involved in hacking the Twitter account of Union Home Minister Amit Shah in 2020, on which a case was registered against him in Gujarat.

DCP Zone-4 RK Singh and Additional DCP Zone-4 Abhinav Vishwakarma interrogated Sarfaraz, in which he said that he had gone to China and Hong Kong 15 times. It is also mentioned in his passport. At the same time, after the information of NIA, Sarfaraz has been taken into custody. Police and Intelligence teams are engaged in questioning him.

It has also come to light that Sarfaraz’s father remarried after his mother’s death, due to which he and his two brothers are angry. Everyone lives in different places. It is said that Sarfaraz has a mobile shop. He buys mobiles from abroad at cheap prices and sells them here at expensive prices.

Posted By Uday India

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