The court subsequently remanded Areeb to judicial custody till December 31.
Bangalore police had obtained a copy of the FIR in the case before pressing charges against Mehdi.
Gunman says two bombs are planted inside the Lindt Chocolate Cafe and the others elsewhere in the Central Business District
@goyal_abhei we will not leave our brothers in your hand Revenge is coming wait for our reaction, reads a reply from twitter handle @abouanfal6.
Police had said that Biswas has “confessed” that he was handling the pro-jihad tweeter “@ShamiWitness”.
‘Areeb has mentioned to interrogators that he followed many pro-IS Twitter and Facebook accounts’
“He said that his internet account is hacked. I don’t believe that my son has any link with ISIS,” said Biswas’ father.
The attack happened in the Shiite holy city of Samarra, about 95 kilometers (60 miles) north of Baghdad.
Residents say Islamic State has beheaded and stoned to death many people in areas it controls in Syria.
‘Alleged creator of pro-Islamic State @ShamiWitness deeply invested in Islam, his Twitter handle’.
The agencies believed that the person behind the handle was not involved with the recruitment of cadre for IS from India.
Channel 4 said that the man operating the account is an executive in the city working for an Indian conglomerate.
He used to post on an average of 147 tweets per day and has posted close to 130,000 tweets.
An IS Twitter account published two photos of a smiling man who it said carried out the suicide operation.
The account, which is now no longer operative, had over 17,700 followers, making him “perhaps the most influential Islamic State Twitter account”