Hizb terrorist hiding in B'luru mosque arrested
June 07, 2022  13:40
CM Bommai said the govt will help the J-K police
CM Bommai said the govt will help the J-K police
A suspected Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist has been arrested in Bengaluru in a joint operation by the Karnataka and Jammu & Kashmir police. 

The accused, Talib Hussain was arrested on June 5, police sources said on Tuesday. 

According to police sources, Hussain had fled Jammu and Kashmir with his wife and children as the hunt for him was intensified by the armed forces, and was hiding in Bengaluru. 

Hussain had allegedly taken shelter at a mosque in Srirampura and used to deliver sermons during Friday prayers.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai today confirmed Hussain's arrest from the city. 

"Generally police keep an eye on people like them. We will provide whatever assistance is required to the Jammu and Kashmir police. In the past too, such arrests had taken place in Sirsi and Bhatkal.The Jammu and Kashmir police have taken this very seriously," Bommai explained. -- PTI
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