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Never imagined he would take to terrorism: ISIS operative's father

Khan, 36, from Badhiyaa Bhaisaahi village in Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur district was arrested from central Delhi's Ridge Road area late on Friday night

File Photo: ISIS attackers (Photo: PTI/AP)
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Ahmed said Khan left home on Friday for Rath in UP's Hamirpur district and after that his whereabouts were not known. | File Photo: ISIS attackers (Photo: PTI/AP)

Press Trust of India Lucknow
Father of alleged ISIS operative Mohammad Mustakim Khan, alias Abu Yusuf Khan, who was arrested in Delhi, on Sunday said people know his son as a "very good person" and he could have never imagined that he would take to terrorism.

Kafeel Ahmed told a news channel that his son has always been very polite and never fought with anyone.

Khan, 36, from Badhiyaa Bhaisaahi village in Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur district was arrested from central Delhi's Ridge Road area late on Friday night following a brief exchange of fire with police, according to officials.

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First Published: Aug 23 2020 | 4:25 PM IST

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