New Delhi, Sept. 7: Two men said to be aiding terrorists affiliated to the Islamic State in Jammu & Kashmir, were arrested from near the Red Fort by the Delhi Police's Special Cell on Friday.
The duo, from Shopian in Kashmir, were identified as Parvez (24) and Jamshid (19). They were arrested from the Jama Masjid bus stop near the Red Fort, said P.S. Kushwaha, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell).
They were boarding a bus to return to Jammu & Kashmir when they were arrested around 10:45pm on Thursday.
The officer said that they were using Delhi as a transit point.
Parvez's brother was a terrorist who was killed in an encounter in Shopian on January 26 this year, he said.
Parvez is currently pursuing a Masters in Technology from Gajrola in Uttar Pradesh and was inspired by his brother.
Jamshid is a final-year diploma student. He had facilitated the movement's of Mohammed Abdullah Basith who was arrested by the National Investigation Agency, the officer said.
This was their second trip to Delhi, they had gone from Amroha in Uttar Pradesh to Kashmir through Delhi in May.