New Delhi: Four pro-ISIS activists, two from Maharashtra and one from Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, have been arrested in the country in the last one year, Rajya Sabha was informed today.
Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said the investigation conducted by the National Investigation Agency and state police into all such cases till now has not revealed any information on foreign funding of these activists.
"Government is closely monitoring the situation and has directed the intelligence and security forces to identify such elements and keep them under surveillance. The cyber space is also being closely scanned in this regard.
"In addition, the government has declared the Islamic State, Islamic State of Iraq and Levant, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria/Daish as terrorist organisations under the UAPA," he said.