The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) today arrested one person for allegedly supplying arms to a terror group.

Acting on a tip-off by the Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat Police, the ATS arrested one Izhar Khan, a resident of Model House Locality here, this afternoon, said Additional Director General (Law and order) Brij Lal.

Khan supplied arms to a terror group named Darshgah Jehad-e-shahadat formed by one Viqar Ahmed, he said, adding that the group was involved in the murder of some policemen on the anniversary of Mecca mosque blast in Hyderabad.

Izhar was wanted in seven cases by Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat Police and had been supplying arms including pistols, revolvers and cartridges to the gang since 2003, Lal said.

He has been taken to Ahmedabad on five-day transit remand and further investigations are on, the ADG said.

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