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No temporary bail to Thane man who had 'joined' ISIS

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A court in Thursday denied temporary to Areeb Majeed, arrested in 2014 for allegedly joining the terror outfit in

Majeed, resident of Kalyan in neighbouring district, had sought to attend his brother's wedding next month.

However, for (NIA) cases S M Bhosale rejected the application.

The NIA had opposed on the ground that Majeed is facing serious charges. It also said that he might tamper with evidence if released.

Majeed and three others, all engineering students, travelled to on May 23, 2014 as part of a group of pilgrims visiting religious shrines in

Upon returning to India, other pilgrims told police that Majeed, Fahad Shaikh, and had gone to Fallujah to join Islamic State of and (ISIS).

Majeed was arrested on his return to on November 28, 2014 from

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 20:30 IST