Suspected ISIS sympathiser arrested from Thane

Thane, July 23: A joint team of the Maharashtra ATS and the Kerala Police have arrested a suspected ISIS sympathiser Rizwan Khan from Thane in Maharashtra. This is the second arrest in the past few days by the same team.

Two days back Arshi Qureshi had been arrested in a joint operation at Navi Mumbai for a similar reason.

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Suspected ISIS sympathiser arrested

The Kerala Police has launched a probe after 21 persons from the state went missing. These people are suspected to have joined the ISIS.

During the investigation one person complained that Zakir Naik through his aide Qureshi had radicalised his sister who along with her husband is suspected to have joined the ISIS.

Rizwan Khan's arrest is connected to the same case. His name cropped up during the investigation, an officer with the Kerala Police told.

The police are probing his role and are ascertaining if he had played a part in radicalising some people from Kerala or helped them reach their destination in Syria.

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