Karnataka on high alert as NIA arrests terror suspect

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Karnataka Home Minister M B Patil said that the suspect is allegedly linked to a terror organisation, reported IANS.

A high alert warning has been issued across Karnataka following the NIA arrested a suspected terrorist, a Bangladeshi national in the state’s Doddaballapura town, officials said on Thursday. (Representational Image)

Bengaluru: A high alert warning has been issued across Karnataka following the NIA arrested a suspected terrorist, a Bangladeshi national in the state’s Doddaballapura town, officials said on Thursday.

Karnataka Home Minister M B Patil, in an interaction with media said that the suspect is allegedly linked to a terror organisation, reported IANS.

 “I had a meeting with the CID officials and as a precautionary measure high alert has been sounded across Karnataka,” the Minister said.

Read: Arrested terrorist's intel leads to defusal of 2 bombs near Bengaluru

Refusing to speak on the recovery of two live-bombs allegedly thrown out by the suspected terrorist in Ramanagara town on Wednesday, Patil said: “Since it comes under the jurisdiction of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), I have nothing to say on the incident but only extend all cooperation.”

Doddaballapura is around 600 km away from the state capital.

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