Suspected ISIS terrorist's family members taken into custody in Tamil Nadu

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.

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 06, 2016, 16:44 PM IST

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 yesterday.

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.

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 last night, they said.

During a joint interrogation by Crime Investigation Department, National Investigation Agency and Intelligence Bureau, Mosiruddin had yesterday admitted to having links with top ISIS leaders and Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh through e-mails, social networking sites and mobile.

A sharp weapon and an airgun were seized from Mosiruddin after he was arrested by Burdwan railway police and the West Bengal police from Viswabharati Fast Passenger train following specific inputs from the NIA.