Police arrests a man suspected of IS links
A 28 year old man, Mohsin was arrested in Delhi near Kashmere Gate ISBT suspecting to have links with the global terror group, IS (Islamic State). He is accused of funding four youths, Akhlaq ur-Rehman, Mohammed Osama, Mohammed Azim Shah and Mehroz who were arrested in January from Manglour, Uttarakhand.
They were in the process of planning a terror attack at Ardh Kumbh Mela festival in Haridwar and also the trains headed for the same. They had also aimed at some important focal points at the capital.The police seized a total of Rs. 85,000 from Mohsin at the time he was arrested.
Mohsin is one of three youth who went missing from Mumbai last year December. The police with the missing story itself suspected that the three youth might have followed the steps of fourth boy who went missing last October and was found in Kabul among the terror belts of IS.
According to police, “The arrested persons were allegedly in contact with a former Indian Mujahideen operative, who later went for training in Syria and is presently believed to be a key member of Ansar-ut Tawhid fi Bilad al-Hind (AuT), which has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)”.