Radicalise, recruit, refrain: A lurking danger as terrorists target highly educated youth of Kerala

New Delhi, June 29: DGP Loknath Behra earlier this week said that terrorists have chosen Kerala as their recruitment base. They target highly educated youths in the state to accomplish their agendas across the world, he also said in an interview with a news channel.

He further added that terrorists recruit educated youth from Kerala and use their for unlawful activities.

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Kerala youth arrested for Islamic State links

ISIS-flag-afp-640x480New Delhi, Feb 16: The National Investigation Agency has arrested Mouinudheen Parakadavath, a resident of Kasargod in Kerala for his alleged links with an Islamic State module. He was arrested by NIA officials at Delhi as he landed from Abu Dhabi.
The case relates to a terror module in which a group of youths from Kerala including some members based in the Middle-East, hatched a conspiracy as per the instructions from their online IS handlers.

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Twist in the 72 virgins tale: Kerala youth brainwashed into Jihad with

Thiruvananthapuram, July 19: Islamist terror preachers have often lured youth into terrorism by promising Jihadi martyrs the services of 72 virgins in heaven. Now, it seems, youth in Kerala are being beckoned by the barbaric ISIS with a new promise. Take the case of Mohammad Marwan, a Kerala youth suspected to have joined the ISIS. He has moved past the 72 virgins temptation. Instead, he believes that if he dies a martyr, he will be able to buy tickets to heaven for 70 people.
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As IB focuses on ISIS, two Kerala youth join al-Nusra

  Delhi, Jan 1: The Indian Intelligence Bureau officials and the police force which has done a commendable job in trapping scores of youth trying to join the ISIS will have another issue to deal with in 2016. IB officials have confirmed to OneIndia that two youth from Kerala have joined the Jabaat al-Nusra, which is a front for the al-Qaeda in Syria.

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Kerala youth deported for ISIS links let off after questioning

isisflagThiruvananthapuram, Sept 16: Finding no direct link with the ISIS, the four persons who were questioned after being deported from Dubai, UAE have been let off. On Tuesday, Sept 15 four persons were detained in Kerala on being deported from the UAE for alleged links with the ISIS

The UAE had decided to deport these persons after it was found that they were posting material on their social media accounts appearing to be in favour of the ISIS. It was also alleged that they were in touch with some persons in Syria.

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