Father of man deported from UAE for ‘IS links’ says son a very simple boy

The NIA had arrested Azhar and the other two suspected of having IS links upon their arrival at New Delhi's international airport Friday.

Written by Bashaarat Masood | Srinagar | Updated: January 31, 2016 1:40 am
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The family of Sheikh Azhar-ul-Islam, one of the three men deported from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for their alleged links with Islamic State (IS), said he had gone to the UAE seven months ago after he had found a job in the hotel industry there.

A resident of Preng village in central Kashmir’s Kangan, 25-year-old Azhar was doing his Bachelors in Education (B.Ed) course when he left for the UAE. He also has a BA degree from Government Degree College at Ganderbal.

The NIA had arrested Azhar and the other two suspected of having IS links upon their arrival at New Delhi’s international airport Friday.

Meanwhile, the Ganderbal police said there was “nothing adverse” against Azhar in police records. “He has not been on the police radar ever,” said a senior police officer.

Azhar’s father Sheikh Abdul Sattar, who runs a shop, told The Indian Express, “He was a very simple boy. Everyone in the village knows that. We don’t know anything about what he was doing there (in UAE). He told us that he has got a job there in some hotel and left.”

Sattar said his son was in touch with the family all these months and had said he wanted to return to Kashmir. “He would call his mother often. She would tell me that he weeps every time he calls. So, she told him to return to the Valley and he, too, said that he will come back,” Sattar said.

He said the family learnt about the arrest on Saturday morning when a team from the police’s investigation department came to their house asking about Azhar.

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    Aap
    Jan 30, 2016 at 2:54 am
    ISIS has nothing to do with any religion. Some puppet leaders in the world need something to divert attention and use handful people as scape goats.
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      AccorDING.to
      Jan 29, 2016 at 5:34 pm
      AccorDING to Indian resources, they were about to wage war on an ASIATIC power according to.....
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        Hindustani
        Jan 31, 2016 at 6:49 am
        We have our Muslim Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP, RSS etc etc who operate Hindu names but keeping using the stani language Hindi with intention of converting India into an Islamic nation. That is really what Islamic Taqiyya is about. They are nothing but secret followers of the Pedophile's religion. Remember Quran says not to make friends with "Kuffars", so PM's Muslim religion forbids talking to Indians in Indian languages. So Islamization needs to start at various levels without giving impression of religious conversion, Islamization of the language through school imposition of the Islamic origin language Hindi is probably the easiest method. As to why BJP retains its "Hindu" name and why BJP's Muslim politicians like Narendra Modi, Sushma Swaraj, Rajnath Singh, Mohan Sharma keep Hindu names, and of course the Iranian lady, that is really what Islamic Taqiyya is all about. To spread the Islamic religion, Quran 5:32 verse clearly commands to conceal the religion, of course Islamic language imposition is the very hall mark of BJP, RSS, Khangress etc. You can hide only so much, but anti-Hindu policies cant be hidden. Already North Indians have got full converted to Islamic origin language speakers several decades back, now every Indian language speaker is forced to get converted to a Muslim language speaker as Indian languages are not available in schools in all India level .i.e. forcefully regionalized. Only the Muslim country outsourced language HIndi has this "priviledge". The recent Islamic origin language movie where Muslim actors dance around in temples WEARING SHOES, sums the insults that Muslim outfits like BJP, Khangress want to bring to the Hindu religion. So what happens after Muslim parties like BJP, Khangress completely eradicate the heritage Indian langauges and ensure everyone only speaks the Islamic origin language Hindi. Now it becomes easy for Hindi terrorists from stan to roam around India to perform "armed religious work". India will eventually unite with stan as a Muslim nation once Islamic origin language imposition has succesfully eliminated Indian languages, i.e. Kuffar's languages. Sharia will then set in.
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          MyTake
          Jan 29, 2016 at 7:32 pm
          Because of hi family India is in this state. Picking up bits and pieces to have a fresh breath of air! Otherwise India would be more than what China is today.
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            MyTake
            Jan 29, 2016 at 7:35 pm
            Didn't one famous , old and big Congress man asked stan help pull down Modi Govt.? All depends where one's heart resides!
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              MyTake
              Jan 29, 2016 at 7:28 pm
              Provided India had UPA still in power, This would not have materialized. Some foolish Indian public still do vote for anti-nationals - that undermines its real interests and interests of humanity at large!
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                Mytake
                Jan 29, 2016 at 7:39 pm
                Bhaktas don't hate Muslims, they hate anti-nationals and sympathisers of anti-socials. Second, Bhaktas rarely talk about religion or anti-religion unless forced to! It is not the subject matter of Bhaktas!
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                  ak dev
                  Jan 29, 2016 at 9:16 pm
                  Indian Muslim leaders claim that ISIS is not a Muslim organization. This is rubbish. When all members of ISIS are Muslims, it can't be called anything else other than an organization of radicalized Muslims. Indian Muslim leaders must have courage to speak truth.
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