NIA arrested two alleged ISIS sympathisers from Hyderabad

The National Investigation Agency, NIA today arrested two alleged ISIS sympathisers from Hyderabad as part of its larger probe into Indian youngsters being radicalised to carry out terror strikes on behalf of the banned international outfit. The NIA spokesperson said, they have arrested two suspects to ascertain the details of the ongoing conspiracy.

The NIA is probing a case since 2016 where it is alleged that the members of ISIS were involved in a conspiracy to identify, motivate, radicalise, recruit and train Indian youth to carry out terror activities. Two accused arrested by the NIA in this case earlier have been sent to 7 years in jail after they pleaded guilty of the charges.

The spokesperson said, the central agency conducted raids at 7 locations in Hyderabad on August 6 as part of fresh leads. He said, a lot of incriminating material was recovered and seized and it has been sent to CFSL Hyderabad for analysis and data extraction.

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