NIA arrests 6 persons in Kerala with suspected ISIS links

Six persons with suspected links to ISIS were arrested from Kannur and Kozhikode district in Kerala by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

The NIA arrested the six after receiving “credible information” that some youth from Kerala and Tamil Nadu were plotting terror attacks at important places across south lndia.

Acting on the information, the NIA teams along with Kerala Police, Delhi Police and Telangana Police, launched search operations to nab these conspirators.

During today’s searches in Kozikhode and Kannur in Kerala, 6 persons were arrested. Five of them were arrested from Kanakamala hilltop in Kannur district. While the sixth person was arrested from Kuttiyadi in Kozhikode district.

The probe agency also found incriminating material, including electronic devices during their raids.

(Agencies)

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