FBI pays ISIS recruit a visit in Kolkata

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New Delhi, Dec 9: Mohammad Masiuddin alias Musa, the suspected ISIS recruit from West Bengal had visitors from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Musa who was interrogated by the National Investigation Agency had revealed that he had plotted attacks on US Nationals in Kolkata.

FBI pays ISIS recruit a visit in Kolkata

His interrogation also revealed that he was in touch with one of the attackers of the Dhaka Cafe attacks that took place earlier this year. The FBI team has been questioning several such recruits as part of its global study on the ISIS.

The revelations made by Musa suggest that his network was not restricted to India alone. He was in touch with several operatives from Bangladesh including Abu Sulaiman who had carried out the Dhaka Cafe attacks.

Musa further revealed that he had planned a major attack on US nationals in Kolkata. He said that this was a plan that was hatched by the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh or the JMB. The JMB has tied up with the ISIS to form a Bengal Caliphate which includes modules in India and Bangladesh.

Musa according to the NIA had played a very big role in the network of the ISIS and JMB. He was used to spread the propaganda of the outfit through social media sites. He would get in touch with various persons across the globe and tell them why the ISIS propaganda is important in today's scenario.

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