Online search for sex slaves led Parbhani youth to Islamic State: ATS

Online search for sex slaves led Parbhani youth to Islamic State: Cops

Aurangabad : Investigating agencies say the Parbhani-based ISIS suspect ‘s inclination towards the terror outfit stemmed from his attraction for sex slaves. After a discreet operation for about three months, the state Anti-Terrorism Squad sleuths arrested 31-year-old Naser, alias Qadir Bin Abu-bakr Yafai Chaush, from Parbhani, nearly 187km from Aurangabad, on July 14, for his suspected ISIS connections. The probe

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Beef ban prompted Maharashtra youth to join Islamic State: ATS

Beef ban prompted Maharashtra youth to join Islamic State: ATS

The ATS suspects that the IED prepared by the accused could have been used in the upcoming festive season. Mumbai : The ban on beef trade imposed by the incumbent BJP-led Maharashtra government and the killing of Mohammad Akhlaq in Dadri, allegedly instigated the two arrested Parbhani youth to join the globally banned terrorist organisation Islamic State (IS), sources in

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Maharashtra ATS arrests suspected Islamic State recruiter from Kalyan

Maharashtra ATS arrests suspected Islamic State recruiter from Kalyan

Mumbai : A man allegedly instrumental in recruiting youths to terror outfit Islamic State, was apprehended from neighbouring Thane district in a joint operation by Maharashtra ATS and Kerala Police, officials said on Saturday. According to a senior ATS official here, the man identified as Rizwan Khan was arrested from his residence at Kalyan in Thane district Friday night. “Since

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Islamic State threat: Maharashtra rolls out deradicalisation plan

IS threat: Maharashtra rolls out deradicalisation plan

Mumbai (Maharashtra) : Union Home Ministry had asked three States to draw up a comprehensive counter-strategy in the wake of attempts by international terrorist outfits. Faced with the challenges of both home-grown extremism and the global Islamic State (IS) threat, Maharashtra has rolled out a deradicalisation programme for the minority community. The programme includes opening vyayam shalas in minority areas, making

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Islamic State had plans to target crucial defence bases in Maharashtra, Goa

IS had plans to target crucial defence bases in Maharashtra, Goa

The Islamic State (IS) had detailed plans to target crucial defence installations in Goa and Maharashtra. New Delhi : At a time when terror looms large over India, investigators questioning the chief of the Islamic State’s (IS) Indian wing have learnt that the terror group had detailed plans to target crucial defence installations in Goa and Maharashtra. The Maharashtra anti-terrorism

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