Uran, June 6: The Navi Mumbai police have arrested a person in connection with the scribbled messages praising on Uran bridge. This development comes three days after message praising Islamic State (IS), its head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and Pakistani militant appeared on a pillar of Khopte Bridge- following which the city was put on high alert. Navi Mumbai on High Alert After ISIS Inscriptions With Mentions of 'Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi' Seen on Khopte Bridge.
After a detailed probe and questioning several people, a native of Uttar Pradesh, who resident in Uran's Khopta village was on Thursday morning. The accused, suspected to be mentally ill and undergoing psychiatric treatment, confessed for scribbling messages, police said, adding that he has been placed under arrest shortly.
"A person was detained and questioned after which he confessed to have scribbled the message on the bridge pillar. He will be placed under arrest shortly," Sanjay Kumar, Navi Mumbai police commissioner told India Today.
Earlier, Navi Mumbai was put on high alert after inscriptions praising IS were found. The scribbled message also mentioned the name of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Teams of IB, NIA and Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad also inspected the spot.