New Delhi, Jun 20: An overseas job recruitment and the terror links to it have come to light after a few young women from Kerala recounted their horrors. Several young women managed to escape the racket and returned to Kerala.
Preliminary investigations have shown that the racket is based in Kuwait and under the pretext of job recruitment over 100 women have been trafficked. It has come to light that the women were promised baby-sitter jobs, a free visa, flight tickets and a salary of Rs 60,000.
The women who bit the bait would be taken to Kuwait and then sold off to overseas families. It was also found that the women who resisted were taken to Syria and then sold off to the Islamic State.
New Delhi, Oct 09: The investigations conducted by the National Investigation Agency has revealed that the two arrested persons from Bengaluru and Tamil Nadu had set up a group called the Quran Circle. This group was used to radicalise gullible Muslim youth in Bengaluru.
Further the probe revealed that the group was also used to raise funds to sponsor the visit of these radicalised youth to Syria where they were supposed to assist the Islamic State terrorists.
New Delhi, Aug 22: It was a trip to Syria that made the change for the Bengaluru doctor who was arrested by the National Investigation Agency in connection with the Islamic State Khorasan Province case.
Dr. Abdur Rehman was arrested last week from Bengaluru and taken to New Delhi by the NIA on Friday on a transit remand. Rehman had travelled to Dubai along with two of his friends. He had obtained a six month UAE visa, following which he travelled to Dubai.
New Delhi, May 02: Post the attacks in Sri Lanka, the government confirmed that several elite Muslims had in fact joined the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and subsequently returned.
However they remained in the open with earning the wrath of the law as the country has no provision to act against such persons. When the Islamic State fell in his strongholds, a message was issued by the outfit chief, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. He went on to say that now the fighters should return to their homeland and carry out attacks there.