ISIS was recruiting from Kerala, TN to strike in South India: NIA

New Delhi, June 12: The National Investigation Agency which conducted raids at Tamil Nadu has registered a case against one person, suspected to be part of the Islamic State.

The person has been identified as Mohammad Azharuddin. The NIA said that he is suspected to have recruited persons from Kerala and Tamil Nadu, with an intention of carrying out attacks in South India.

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Why is the Islamic State roping in Malayalam, Tamil speaking recruiters

New Delhi, May 11: It is now a well known fact that the Islamic State has become the primary sponsor for local radical groups in India. The Sri Lanka bombings showed clearly that the ISIS had tied up with the National Towheed Jamath (NTJ) for the attacks.

Investigators and Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials have learnt now that the ISIS has recruited a large number of persons based on the language that they speak. This, officials say has been done to target a select audience of a particular state.

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ISIS used a corporate style of recruiting in India

img_0615New Delhi, Jan 25: The National Investigating Agency which is probing a case relating to the ISIS following a series of arrests has learnt that the recruitment process adopted was almost corporate in nature. Several persons who were recruiting for the ISIS would scout for youth online and there was a two pronged approach that had been adopted.
While in some cases the youth came forward to be part of the ISIS, there were others in which the men were lured into the outfit by promising jobs with a handsome salary. While the first type of recruitment is well known, the second one has generated a great deal of interest among the investigating agencies.

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