Bengaluru : The family members of terror suspects arrested from Karnataka as part of the nationwide crackdown by NIA and other security agencies today maintained they were “innocent” and expressed shock over the action.
The mother of the suspect from Mangaluru identified as Najmul Huda, a dropout Diploma student in Chemical Engineering at a prominent engineering college here, said her son was innocent.
“….he was not even going out much; he used to be at home…..I don’t know what he has done using his mobile, I don’t know much about using mobile. You can ask anyone regarding my son, they will tell you. He used to not get involved in anything….,” she said.
Wife of another suspect Mohammed Afzal picked up from Bengaluru said that about 3 am, 30-35 people claiming that they were police from Delhi took away her husband.
“They asked my husband to show weapons by pointing gun to his head; they searched the entire house but found none. They have seized my laptop and phone as well as of my husband, they have also taken our car and bike,” she said.
She said that her husband was a software engineer.
Six suspected terrorists from Karnataka were either arrested or detained by the NIA from Bengaluru, Tumkuru and Mangaluru regions.