Srinagar, Apr 27: Delhi Cyber Cell Police on Friday said to have arrested two Kashmiri students during separate raids at Rajpora and Jalandhar in Punjab state.
“Based on specific input two Pro-Pak Kashmiri Hackers were arrested in the night of 26/27 Apr 18 by Cyber Cell, Special Cell, Delhi Police by raiding two locations in Punjab vide FIR No-47 Dated 27 April 2018,” an official in a statement issued here said. The official identified the arrested students as Shahid Malla (DoB: 02 Jan 90) son of Ghulam Ahmad Malla, a B Tech (IInd Year), CSE student at Aryan Group of College in Rajpora. He is a permanent resident of Watergam, Rafiabad, Baramulla, J&K and was staying in a rented accommodation in Sheetal Colony, Rajpura, Panjab and Adil Hussain Teli (DoB: 04 Apr 97) son of Mohd Yusuf Teli, a BCA (Final Year) at St Soldiers Management & Technology Institutions in Jalandhar. He is a permanent resident of Noonmai, Yaripora, of Anantnag, and was staying in a rented accommodation at House No- 35 A, Bawa Khel Mithu Basti, Jalandhar.
“As per their online activities and initial findings the two were part of the anti-national hacking group called ‘Team Hackers Third Eye’ and claim to have hacked more than 500 Indian websites. They were also involved in educating Kashmiri youth to bypass state-imposed-social-ban by use of VPN during Apr-May 2017,” the official said.
Apart from that two were found in touch with several Pak based anti-Indian hackers, it said. “Some of them are believed to be backed by Pak Intelligence agencies, the official said, adding that further they were found to be pro-Kashmiri militancy and pro-Pakistan through their anti-India and seditious post.
Laptops, mobile phones, SIM Cards, internet dongles and memory devices recovered from them will be examined by Delhi Police in detail to ascertain in anti-state activities,” he said.
The two are likely to be produced before the court by this evening (27 Apr 18) and taken on police remand for further questioning, the official added. (GNS)