So far 68 supporters of ISIS arrested in India: Government

A total of 50 people have been arrested by security agencies in 2016

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: November 22, 2016 3:23 pm
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The NIA and state security agencies have so far arrested 68 supporters of dreaded terror outfit ISIS in various parts of the country, Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday.

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“The National Investigation Agency and state security agencies have so far arrested 68 ISIS supporters/sympathisers,” Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said replying to a written question.

The Minister said a total of 50 people have been arrested by security agencies during current year of whom 11 belonged to Maharashtra, 11 belonged to Telangana, 7 belonged to Karnataka, 4 from Uttarakhand, 6 from Kerala, 1 from Delhi, 2 from West Bengal, 1 from Rajasthan, 2 from Uttar Pradesh, 1 from Madhya Pradesh, 1 from Jammu and Kashmir, 1 from Bihar and 2 from Tamil Nadu.

Ahir said ISIS is using various platforms to propagate its ideology and to attract recruits from across the world. “The intelligence and security agencies maintain a close watch to identify those engaged in such anti-national activities and persons or preachers misguiding the youth and action is initiated against such persons under the relevant laws,” he said.

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    George Cruz
    Feb 26, 2017 at 4:33 pm
    As per the NIA, 50 people have joined the ISIS have been arrested by security agencies across India. These 50 people are radicalized and are readily willing to commit terror/killing along with terror groups like ISIS is definitely an alarming precedence. The pseudo-seculars will treat this as biased, political, they are framed, they have the rights to join the ISIS based on the democracy/freedom...blah..blah.blah.. But the reality is that these people have to be dealt with force.
    1. K
      Feb 26, 2017 at 1:28 pm
      All are innocent Muslims targetted by Intelligence Agencies just like Dr. Zakir Naik.
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        KAPIL DEV
        Feb 26, 2017 at 12:47 pm
        They are snakes and should be killed . no mercy , otherwise they will bite us