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- Terrorist Jalees Ansari was arrested from a mosque in Kanpur
- Ansari was radicalized in Pakistan and set up his module following the demolition of the Babri Masjid in 1992
Terrorist Jalees Ansari, who had jumped parole a day earlier, was caught by the Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday in Kanpur. He was taken to Lucknow after the arrest. Ansari is also known as ‘Dr Bomb’ for his role in several blasts in the country including those in Jaipur, Ajmer and Malegaon.
Ansari went missing after he left for the morning prayers at 5am, whilst he was visiting his family in Mumbai on parole. He was supposed to report at Ajmer jail on Friday morning but remained absconding.
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Speaking to the media, Uttar Pradesh director general of police O.P Singh said, “Jalees Ansari who was out on parole when a missing complaint was filed by his family yesterday in Mumbai, has been arrested when he was coming out from a mosque in Kanpur. He has been brought to Lucknow. It's big achievement of UP Police."
Ansari, who was radicalized in Pakistan, set up his module following the demolition of the Babri Masjid in 1992.