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Court sends two ISIS men to NIA custody

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A today sent two alleged sympathisers, arrested from Hyderabad, to ten days' NIA custody in a case of allegedly radicalising Indian youngsters for carrying out terror strikes on behalf of the banned international outfit.

The agency produced the accused before and sought a 15-day remand for custodial interrogation of the accused.

The accused -- Hyderabad-based MohammedAbdullah Basith (24) and (19) -- were arrested by the agency to ascertain the details of an alleged conspiracy and their role in furthering the ideology to carry out terrorist acts in

The NIA is probing a case since 2016 where it is alleged that the members of (Islamic State of and Syria) "were involved in a conspiracy to identify, motivate, radicalise, recruit and train Indian Muslim youths on behalf of the proscribed outfit ISIS to carry out terror activities.

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First Published: Mon, August 13 2018. 20:20 IST