Bengaluru man with ISIS links arrested in Kullu

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Bengaluru, Dec 18: A 23-year-old resident of Bengaluru with suspected links to the ISIS has been arrested at Kullu in Himachal Pradesh. The man identified as Abeed Khan was picked up by the police and is currently being interrogated by sleuths of the Intelligence Bureau.

Bengaluru man with ISIS links arrested

Director General of Police, Sanjay Kumar while confirming the arrest said that he was staying in Kullu with a fake identity. His name had cropped up during the interrogation of other operatives of the ISIS.

Intelligence Bureau officials who are questioning him say that his role is still not clear. He is alleged to be part of the same module that was busted earlier this year by the National Investigation Agency. He is likely to be questioned by the NIA today.

During the course of the probe, Khan is alleged to have told his interrogators that he was influenced by the ideology of the ISIS. The police suspect that he was part of the module that was operating in New Delhi. The NIA had recently conducted a nation wide raid in which several members of the ISIS had been arrested.

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