ISIS Omar-al-Hindi Kerala module case : NIA conducts raids in Coimbatore and Alappuzha

ISIS Omar-al-Hindi Kerala module case: NIA conducts raids in Coimbatore and Alappuzha

New Delhi : The National Investigation Agency on Thursday conducted searches on three suspected ISIS operatives in Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) and Alappuzha (Kerala) while probing its ISIS Omar-al-Hindi module case.

The three suspected are presently being examined by NIA sleuths and if anything incriminating is found against them, they could be arrested, said sources.

NIA had received information that leader of this module – Shajeer Mangalassery, who had gone to ISIS territory in Afghanistan, using online identities Abu Ayisha or Sameer Ali, had been radicalizing vulnerable youth on the ideology of ISIS/ Daesh, over social media platforms and exhorting them to indulge in violent jihad in India.

NIA Inspector General Alok Mittal said that certain persons from Kerala and Tamil Nadu were in touch with the members of the ISIS/ Daesh terror module in this case, over internet based social media platforms and have been radicalized on the ideology of ISIS/ Daesh.

NIA conducted searches at houses and workplaces of such persons today as inputs were received that these three radicalised individuals were inclined to support and further the objectives of the proscribed terrorist organization ISIS/ Daesh.

Source : The Times of India

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