The suspect was transferred to West Bengal police which opened probe against him, the broadcaster added.
Ali, a suspected Al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) fugitive, based out of Saudi Arabia, has been on the Delhi police special cell's Wanted List since June 2016.More news: Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) Moves Higher 4.98% For The Week
He is believed to have been involved in a fake currency racket and is a member of Ansar Bangla - Bangladesh based terror outfit - which has an affiliation with al-Qaeda. The arrest was made on Thursday morning and Raza was handed over to the West Bengal police, which had filed a case against him.
Last Sunday, another terrorist from Ansar Bangla who was identified as Abdullah was arrested by UP ATS.More news: UAE denies allowing Qatari aircraft into its airspace as Gulf crisis continues
Police said that Abdullah was involved in preparing fake identities for terrorists, especially from Bangladesh, and used to help them find safe hideouts in India. He is a resident of Jamshedpur in Jharkhand and was operating out of Saudi Arabia, a Delhi police official said. The police said that the accused continuously communicated with the terrorists from Pakistan, Iran and Turkey through social media and mobile phones.
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