Jameel Ahmed from Sikar, accused of “actively supporting” Islamic State by funding the group while working in Dubai as an assistant financial manager at a reputed firm, was sent in judicial custody Tuesday, Anti-Terrorism Squad SP Vikas Kumar said.
Investigating Officer Vijay Swarnkar said that they need to investigate Ahmed’s foreign travels as well as gather more details about his Dubai office. ATS officials said that investigations have so far revealed that Ahmed had purchased properties in Mumbai with the intention to make adequate arrangements for his family, before leaving to join IS in Syria.
Officials said that while residing in Dubai and Sharjah, Ahmed sent money from Bangladesh and India to “top terrorists” Abu Sa’ad al-Sudani and Abu Usamah Somali through hawala and Western Union.
His mobile phone and laptop recovered from his residence has been sent to Delhi for forensic analysis.