Sewri court sends alleged Islamic State recruiter to children’s home

At the Sewri Court Saturday, the alleged IS sympathiser Rizwan Ahmed Ali Nawazuddin told a magistrate that he is 16 years old and produced a class ten certificate as proof.

Mumbai | Published:January 31, 2016 2:05 am

An alleged recruiter for the Islamic State, who is accused of brainwashing four young men from Malwani to join the terror outfit, was sent to a children’s home by a local court on Saturday, a week after being arrested in Uttar Pradesh.

At the Sewri Court Saturday, the alleged IS sympathiser Rizwan Ahmed Ali Nawazuddin told a magistrate that he is 16 years old and produced a class ten certificate as proof. The ATS submitted a voter card in Nawazuddin’s name, and claimed that he had voted using it in 2014 and was presently 22 years old. Directing the ATS and Nawazuddin’s lawyer to submit original documents, the court sent him to the custody of the Dongri Children’s Home till February 11.

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