Bangalore madrassa teacher arrested for links with al-Qaeda

New Delhi :Delhi Police has arrested a madrassa teacher from Bangalore for suspected links with al-Qaeda, police said.

The accused, identified as Maulana Anzar Shah, was arrested on Wednesday from Bangalore by a team of Delhi Police’s Special Cell and was today produced before a court here, which sent him to police custody till January 20, said a senior police officer.

Shah is suspected to have links with the al-Qaeda module in the Indian sub-continent and allegedly met members of the module, unearthed by Delhi Police around a month ago, said the officer.

“Investigation is underway. Further details will emerge during Shah’s interrogation,” the officer said.