NIA arrests business analyst, rice merchant for sending Muslim youths to Syria to join IS

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested two more accused – a business analyst and a rice merchant – who played a very significant role in radicalisation of the members of the group and arranged funds through donations and own sources to send Bengaluru youth to Syria to join ISIS in connection with its probe into the Bengaluru Islamic State (IS) Daesh module case. An NIA spokesperson said that it arested Ahamed Abdul Cader, a resident of Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathpuram and Irfan Nasir a resident of Karnataka’s Bengaluru in connection with Bengaluru-based ISIS module case on Wednesday following searches on their residential premises. The official said that Cader is a business analyst in a bank in Chennai and Nasir is a rice merchant in Bengaluru.

The NIA registered a case on September 19 last year after certain incriminating facts emerged about a Bengaluru-based IS module during the investigation of IS

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