He was apprehended by officials of Gujarat ATS and Special Cell Delhi Police in a joint operation at Delhi airport," said a senior Delhi police official.
According to sources in the Special Cell of Delhi Police, the arrested alleged LeT terrorist has been identified as Bilal Ahmad Kawa.
"Bilal Ahmad Kawa was on the run from law enforcement agencies since the Red Fort attack in 2000 and had been hiding in Kashmir.
In a joint operation, the Gujarat anti-terrorist squad (ATS) along with the Delhi Police's Special Cell have claimed that they have arrested Lashkar-e-Toiba(LeT) terrorist on Wednesday who is wanted for the fidayeen attack at Delhi's Red Fort in 2000.
On December 22, 2000, six terrorists had stormed the Red Fort, and opened indiscriminate firing on the guards of the seventh battalion of Rajputana Rifles, killing three people, including a civilian.