The Special Cell of Delhi Police arrested an ISIS operative Abu Yusuf Khan after a brief encounter near Ring Road between Karol Bagh and Dhaula Khan in Delhi on August 21. The police recovered two Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), weighing approximately 15 kilograms in two pressure cookers, from his possession. A pistol was also recovered from him post-firing. Khan was on a two-wheeler when he was intercepted by the Delhi Police. Reports say that Yusuf has planned an attack in Delhi.
The police also believe that Yusuf has some other companions in Hyderabad who were helping him. Raids are being conducted at different places in Hyderabad to catch their hold. Reports say that Yusuf reached Hyderabad from Saudi Arabia. He worked as a painter in Hyderabad for some time. He is a resident of Balrampur in Uttar Pradesh.
Source: Sakshi Post