Arrested Al-Qaeda operative used Telegram to radicalise J-K youths: NIA

A suspected Al-Qaeda operative, who was arrested from Bengaluru in July, used Telegram channels to provoke gullible youths to wage jihad in Kashmir, the NTA said

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A suspected Al-Qaeda operative, who was arrested from Bengaluru in July, used Telegram channels to provoke gullible youths to wage jihad in Kashmir, the National Investigation Agency said, after it took over the probe from police, reported The Economic Times on Monday. 

Akhtar Hussain Lashkar, who hails from Assam, and Abdul Alim Mondal, a resident of West Bengal who was arrested from Tamil Nadu's Salem in July, are the kingpin of the module, the NIA said, reported ET

Lashkar and Mondal were reportedly involved in activities relating to radicalisation of youth through social media, NIA investigations revealed. 

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First Published: Sep 19 2022 | 2:59 PM IST

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