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Hyd police question three men held for ISIS links in past

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

police today summoned three men for questioning after a TV channel aired their interview allegedly showing their continuing links with the terrorist organisation ISIS.

"Following the TV interview, we called them this evening... Questioning is underway," deputy commissioner of police Avinash Mohanty said.

The three men include alleged ISIS sympathisers Salman Mohiuddin, a US-returned engineer, and Abdullah Basith. Basith was among the three men who were arrested from in December 2015 when they were allegedly on their way to join the ISIS.

Mohiuddin was arrested in in 2015 when he was preparing to board a flight to Dubai, allegedly on the way to Syria to join ISIS.

The third person being questioned had been earlier arrested by the police for alleged ISIS sympathies, and 'de-radicalised'.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 23:48 IST