Quran Circle to honey trapping: ISIS making Karnataka a playground for radicalisation


New Delhi, Apr 17: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has charged three Islamic State (ISIS) recruiters in connection with the Quran Circle case. The NIA charged Muhammad Tauqir Mahmood, Zohaib Manna and Mohammed Shihab all residents of Karnataka.

The NIA said that its probe found that the accused persons were involved in radicalising and recruiting gullible Muslim youth into the ISIS through a group known as Quran Circle. They were also raising and receiving funds to fund the visit of the youth to go to Syria. The two accused Mahmood and Shihab had both visited Syria to establish contact with the ISIS, the NIA also said.

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