‘Terror suspects planned attack on Tarek Fatah’

THE FOUR terror suspects recently arrested by the UP ATS planned to attack Pakistan-born Canadian writer Tarek Fatah when he would have visited India. The revelation was allegedly made during interrogation of suspects Faizan and Ahtesham, who are on eight-day police custody remand.

The ATS, in a joint operation with counterparts in five states, had arrested Nazim Shamshad alias Umar, Zeeshan alias Ghazi Baba alias Muzammil, Faizan alias Mufti and Ahtesham from Mumbai, Punjab, Bijnor in UP and Bihar, respectively.