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Intelligence Bureau questioning alleged ISIS sympathiser in Goa


Panaji, Feb 3: The Goa Anti Terrorist Squad and the Intelligence Bureau are jointly questioning a man alleged to be a sympathiser of the ISIS. This person was picked up by the Goa ATS after it had been found that he was allegedly linked to the ISIS. Investigations are still on and we are still ascertaining his exact role an intelligence bureau official informed OneIndia.

The National Investigating Agency which is probing a case relating to an alleged ISIS module in India had learnt that some operatives were planning on carrying out strikes in Goa in a bid to target foreigners and French nationals in particular.

Also read: Why were alleged ISIS operatives looking for car thieves in India?

IB questioning alleged ISIS sympathiser

It was also found that there was a plan to carry out attacks using military vehicles. During the probe it was found that the youth had drawn out a plan to steal military vehicles and then use it to carry out attacks in Goa and also Maharashtra.

These alleged operatives were believed to be in touch with car thieves in both Maharashtra and Goa. They wanted to rope these men in so that they could help steal military vehicles, investigations have found.

The military vehicle was meant to be used to carry out attacks both in Goa and Maharashtra. The use of a military vehicle would have generated less heat.

Further it has also been found that there was a money trail of Rs 1.5 lakh which was meant to be used to rent houses in Goa.

It was found that one Mohsin Sayeed and Khalid were given the money and told to rent out houses in Goa. The intention was to plan attacks in Goa and target foreigners in particular, the probe has also found.

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