Two Hizbul ultras held


Javed Ahmed and Ashiq Ali were apprehended by Delhi Police’ special cell from central Delhi’s Daryaganj area when they were travelling in a white Santro car. “We caught them from Mahavir parking area,” Joint Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) P N Agarwal said.

“We had intelligence inputs about the movement of these militants,” he said. Two AK-47 rifles, about 100 catridges and two grenades were also recovered from the militants, who were in their early 30s. The reportedly appeared to be Indians.

Hundreds of policemen and paramilitary personnel have been deployed across the city. Security agencies are constantly reviewing arrangements at the Red Fort, where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will unfurl the tricolour. Specialised units like Quick Reaction Teams, Special Weapons And Tactics and Vajra of the RAF are also being deployed.

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