Hyderabad: On suspicion of terror activities, National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials detained two people from Armoor in the Nizamabad district of the state late last night.
According to sources in the investigating agency, suspicious transactions have been found in the bank accounts of both the accused. An NIA team carried out a “search operation” at Ziarat Nagar in Armoor on Sunday and detained two people. A preliminary investigation revealed that money was transferred from abroad into their bank accounts.
Both the detained suspects have been shifted to Hyderabad for further investigation. According to sources, NIA officials have carried out search operations in several parts of Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, and Maharashtra Telangana, and some suspects have been detained as part of the investigation into the subject.
The NIA conducted raids in four districts of Gujarat on Sunday. The NIA said raids were conducted in Bharuch, Surat, Navsari, and Ahmedabad districts of the state and incriminating documents and materials were recovered during the operation. The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) said three people were being questioned.
The NIA said that besides Gujarat, raids are being conducted in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana, Karnataka and other states.