NIA gets transit remand of alleged ISIS recruit from Thane

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Mumbai, Jan 22: Alleged ISIS member Mudabbir Mustaq Sheikh, arrested from neighbouring Thane district, was today produced before a court here which granted NIA his transit remand for three days so that he could be produced before a court in Delhi.

Sheikh (40) was arrested last night from Amrit Nagar area of Thane district in a joint operation of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad and the National Investigation Agency.

NIA gets transit remand of ISIS recruit

NIA lawyer told the court that a case was registered at its headquarters in Delhi after the agency came to know that the middle-east terror group ISIS was recruiting some Indians and foreign nationals for terror activities.

"During the investigation, the role of the accused was revealed. We have got some incriminating material and some documents were recovered from him," the probe agency informed.

Special NIA court's judge N K More then granted the agency Sheikh's 3-day transit remand.

PTI

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