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  • NIA arrests Kerala resident in connection with ISIS

    Published on February 16, 2017

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    New Delhi: NIA has arrested Mouinudheen Parakadavath, a resident of Kerala in connection with its probe in alleged ISIS module. He arrived at the IGI Airport in New Delhi on Tuesday from Abu Dhabi. The agency said, during his examination, Mouinudheen admitted his involvement in the conspiracy.

    The NIA said the case relates to a terror module in which a group of youths from Kerala including some members based in the Middle-East hatched conspiracy under instructions from their online ISIS handlers.

    The agency said, based on their revelation, it was established that Mouinudheen was a key figure in the module, which was actively planning various aspects of terrorist plot, on a Telegram group. It was also revealed that last year, Mouinudheen had sent funds from Abu Dhabi to members of the terrorist module in Kerala, for purposes of the conspiracy, through Western Union Money Transfer. The arrested person will be produced before the NIA Special Court New Delhi today.