The details of the investigation conducted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) following the arrest of Mohammad Sirajudeen an official with the Indian Oil Corporation have revealed his modus operandi.
Interestingly in this case, it was the wife of Sirajudeen who testified against him to the investigation agency. She told the NIA about his conversations and how he had suggested to her that they all should move to Syria.
Women for the ISIS:
The NIA's case files show that he was in touch with a woman named Amina. She was a domestic help and had come to Hyderabad from Kenya. She was in touch with Sirajudeen and was ready to join him in his journey to Syria.
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His wife said that when she was pregnant, he had called and told her that he wished to leave for Syria. He also informed her that he wanted to get married to Amina.
Investigations however show that Amina was not the only target. He would look for women on the web and attempt to radicalise them.
It is a well known fact that the ISIS uses women as sex slaves. The recruiters look for women all the time. Most of the times, the women are trapped and sent to Syria. However some of the women that Sirajudeen spoke with were willing to go to Syria and this was an indication that they were highly radicalised.
The NIA filed a chargesheet against Sirajudeen. Mohammed Sirajuddin, an Engineering Post Graduate, then working in IOCL as Assistant Manager in Jaipur was arrested on December 10 2015 by the RajasthanATS in Jaipur for promoting the ideology of ISIS, inciting others to become member of ISIS and indulging in terrorist and antinational activities through facebook, whatsapp and telegram.
One laptop (apple Macbook), one dual SIM mobile, two SIMs and one SD card was seized from his possession at the time of his arrest.
The case was later handed over to the NIA. Investigation conducted has brought on record evidences of his incriminating chats, posts, videos, images and comments on facebook, whatsapp, telegram and twitter shared and circulated in groups and channels on various social networking sites.
Investigation has also established his association with ISIS operatives from various countries who were actively online propagating, promoting and inciting peoples to join ISIS.