NIA arrests Bengaluru based man for allegedly recruiting Muslim youth for ISIS Air India deal

A 33-year old, Muhammad Tauqir Mahmood, who resides in Bengaluru was arrested on Saturday by the NIA

 

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday, has arrested a man based in Bangaluru for allegedly radicalising and recruiting credulous young Muslims and illegally sending them to Syria to join the terror organisations.

 

A 33-year old, Muhammad Tauqir Mahmood, who resides in Bengaluru was arrested on Saturday by the NIA.

 

The NIA informed that a case was registered under several sections of the IPC, the UA(P) Act against Muhammad Tauqir Mahmood, Zuhab Hameed, Irfan Nasir and Mohd Shihab for having allying with the banned terrorist group ISIS or ISIL or Daesh.

 

Earlier, the NIA arrested two accused, identified as Ahamed Abdul Cader and Irfan Nasir in the case and a chargesheet was filed against the duo in April this year.

 

As per to a report by NIA, Mahmood with other accused persons has raised funds, radicalised and recruited credulous young Muslim persons of a Quran Circle group and has illegally sent them to Syria to join the terror organization, ISIS.

 

The NIA said that earlier in 2013, Mahmood along with his associates has also visited Syria illegally to link uo with the ISIS and has also offered support from Indian Muslims.

 

The National Investigation Agency said that the further investigation in the case continues.

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