USA has handed over Al Qaeda terrorist Mohammad Ibrahim Zubair to India. He was brought on a special flight on 19th May. He is currently at a quarantine center in Amritsar, Punjab.
Earlier He lived in Hyderabad. Zubair was involved in the financing of Al Qaeda terrorist group. He was convicted in a US court in terrorist cases.
Mohammad Ibrahim Zubair has studied from Hyderabad. He later moved to the US and also acquired American citizenship. He later joined Al Qaeda terrorist group and became an ally of Anwar Al-Awlaki, a key leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. According to US officials, he is responsible for recruiting terrorists into Al Qaeda and specializes in planning of terrorist attacks.
According to indictment order of USA court, “Mohammed Ibrahim Zubair Provided material support & resources to Awlaki to wit, currency and monetary instruments, tangible property, services and expert advice and assistance, knowing an intending that they were to be used in preparation for and in carrying out ‘violent Jihad’ against United States and United States military in Iraq, Afghanistan and throughout the world.”