Court sends two ISIS men to NIA custody

A Delhi court today sent two alleged ISIS sympathisers, arrested from Hyderabad, to ten days' NIA custody in a case of allegedly radicalising Indian youngsters for carrying out terror strikes on behalf of the banned international outfit.

The agency produced the accused before District Judge Poonam A Bamba and sought a 15-day remand for custodial interrogation of the accused.

The accused -- Hyderabad-based MohammedAbdullah Basith (24) and Mohd Abdul Qhadeer (19) -- were arrested by the agency to ascertain the details of an alleged conspiracy and their role in furthering the ISIS ideology to carry out terrorist acts in India.

The NIA is probing a case since 2016 where it is alleged that the members of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) "were involved in a conspiracy to identify, motivate, radicalise, recruit and train Indian Muslim youths on behalf of the proscribed outfit ISIS to carry out terror activities.

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