ATS questioned and counselled Keralite for trying to join Islamic State

ATS questioned and counselled Kerala boy for trying to join ISIS

New Delhi : Timely intervention by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) questioned and counselled the 22-year-old computer engineering student Javed from Kerala from joining the ISIS after he came in contact with a suspected recruiter of the terrorist group on Facebook. A chance conversation led to daily chats. It was just another day in June when Javed logged onto Facebook and scrolled

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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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