NIA arrests ISIS suspect from Delhi's Batla House : The Tribune India

NIA arrests ISIS suspect from Delhi's Batla House

NIA arrests ISIS suspect from Delhi's Batla House

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Tribune News Service

New Delhi, August 7

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested an active ISIS member who is “highly radicalised” and was involved in collecting funds for the global terror group.

The arrested terror suspect, Mohsin Ahmad, originally hails from Patna and was arrested from his Batla House residence by a search party on Saturday, a spokesperson of the NIA said. The spokesperson said the NIA conducted a search on the residential premises of the accused and subsequently arrested him in the case pertaining to ISIS activities.

The NIA had registered a case on June 25. Noting that Ahmad was a radicalised and active member of ISIS, the spokespersons said, “He has been arrested for his involvement in collection of funds for ISIS from sympathisers in India as well as abroad.”

In the probe it was found that the accused had been sending the funds to Syria and other places in the form of cryptocurrency in order to further ISIS activities.

#National Investigation Agency NIA

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