Tamil Nadu: Police Detain 3 Suspected ISIS Supporters Who Planned To Carry Out Terror Attacks In The City

The Logical Indian Crew Tamil Nadu

June 14th, 2019 / 5:02 PM

Tamil Nadu ISIS Arrested

Image Credit: vijaykarnataka.indiatimes

Police detained three suspected ISIS supporters for interrogation in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore on June 13, who were allegedly conspiring to carry out attacks in the city. This comes a day after the terror outfit’s Tamil Nadu module mastermind was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

According to police, searches were carried out at the houses of Mohamed Hussain, Shahjahan and Sheik Safiullah, and “incriminating” documents and digital devices have been seized.

“The three persons are being interrogated regarding the incriminating materials seized during the search,” NDTV quoted a police release as saying.

Among the seized documents are cellphones, SIM cards, computer hard disks, bank account documents, pen drives, and memory cards.

Azarudeen, Facebook Friend Of Sri Lanka Bombings Mastermind

Police carried out the searches against the three after they received information that they were “staunch supporters” of ISIS. On social media, they have been propagating the ideology of the terrorist organization.

In fact, they were also supporters of the mastermind of the Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings. They had praised the suicide bomber’s acts besides plotting a conspiracy to stage terror attacks.

A case under section 18, 38 and 39 of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act 1967 has been registered against the three accused.

Raids were carried out at seven locations by the National Investigation Agency on June 12, and Mohammed Azarudeen was arrested. He was a Facebook friend of Hashim.

The searches found 14 mobile phones, 29 SIM cards, several incriminating documents and a few pamphlets of Popular Front of India and Social Democratic of India.

According to information received by NIA, the accused were propagating to recruit vulnerable youth to carry out a number of terror attacks in South India, especially in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

The leader of the module, Azarudeen maintained a Facebook page ”KhilafahGFX”, through which he had been propagating the ISIS’s ideologies. Over the social media, members of the module were sharing radical contents attributed to Hashim.

Also Read: Sri Lanka Bombings: At Least 15 Found Dead As Police Raid Suspected Islamist Militant Hideout


Written by : Sumanti Sen

Edited by : Bharat Nayak

Related Stories

Delhi Woman Detained Protest

“Why Can’t I Feel Safe,” Young Girl Asks Parliamentarians In Delhi, Police Detain Her

Knife Dalit Student Attack

Tamil Nadu: Upper Caste Student Attacks Class 9 Dalit Boy With Knife

Kerala: These Poll Candidates Set An Example By Urging Supporters To Clean Up Campaign Waste

Gauri Lankesh Chargesheet

Gauri Lankesh’s Murder Was An Organised Crime, Planned By Sanatan Sanstha For Five Yrs: Chargesheet

BJP Councillor Bail Meerut

[Watch] UP: BJP Councillor Who Thrashed Policeman Gets Bail, Supporters Open Celebratory Fire

Kashmir Eid Terrorist Attacks

Kashmir: On Eid, Suspected Terrorist Attacks Kill 3 Policemen And A BJP Activist

Latest on The Logical Indian


Unnao Becomes UP’s Rape Capital: 86 Rape Cases, 185 Sexual Assaults In 2019


Wife Of Cop Killed In Bulandshahr: ‘It Was Planned Lynching, Colleagues Refused To Take Case Ahead’


Govt Data: Almost 70% Of Education Loans Given To General Category Students


India Bags 165 Medals At South Asian Games, Sits Top On Points Table

World Affairs

China’s Crumbling Banking Sector: Another Bank Falters, Around 500 Banks At Potential Risk


India Fifth Most Vulnerable Country To Climate Change, Recorded Highest Fatalities In 2018


Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.