ISIS suspect's family taken into custody

Jul 07, 2016, 01:30 IST | Agencies

Coimbatore: Central Intelligence agencies and Tamil Nadu police have taken into custody the wife and some family members of a suspected ISIS terrorist who was arrested in West Bengal, police said.

Mosiruddin alias Mosi alias Majnu was arrested by NIA from Viswabharati Fast Passenger train at Burdwan station on Tuesday. Based on his statement that his family was running provision stores in Tirupur for the last six years, the sleuths visited the stores and their residence, police said.

Sim card, laptop seized
After seizing six sim cards, a laptop and two election ID cards, the officials took Mosiruddin’s wife, their two children and two others into custody for questioning, they said. During a joint interrogation by Crime Investigation Department, National Investigation Agency and Intelligence Bureau, Mosiruddin had on Tuesday admitted to having links with top ISIS leaders and Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh through e-mails, social networking sites and mobile. He was remanded in 14-day police custody by a court in West Bengal yesterday.

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