Thiruvananthapuram: In the Kaliyikavila murder case, shocking details have emerged stating that it was a terrorist attack. Police have confirmed that there was a clear plan behind the terrorist attack. The information was given to the police during the interrogation of the accused.
The accused had planned terror attacks in different parts of the country. There were 17 people in the group. Three of them were trained to be suicide bombers, police said. The attack was planned based in Karnataka and Delhi.
The Centre had banned the terrorist organisation Al-Ummah, after which it was named into Tamil Nadu National League. The accused were working behind this organisation. They were trying to make Al-Ummah’s extremist ideas more popular. Police said they were also trying to get more people involved in it.
The main accused in the case, Taufeeq and Abdul Shameem, were arrested yesterday from Udupi, Karnataka. The Tamil Nadu Q Branch is interrogating the accused who were taken to a secret hub in Udupi. Abdul Shameem is also an accused in the 2014 murder of Hindu Front leader KP Suresh Kumar.
The National Investigation Agency is also investigating the matter.
Ijaz Pasha, who was one of the five arrested on last Saturday, in connection with the banned terrorist organization Al-Ummah, told police that Taufeeq and Abdul Shameem were handed over a gun got from Mumbai in Bengaluru.
The deceased Assistant Sub Inspector Wilson was shot dead in Kaliyakkavilai, in the district of Thiruvananthapuram, which is on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border.