A 32-year-old engineer from Nashik City was apprehended today by authorities for reportedly supporting and financing the banned terrorist group ISIS three times, according to an official statement by the Anti Terrorism Squad.
The ATS from Maharashtra has made a towering breakthrough by apprehending this person, known to have an import-export enterprise in a city far away from Mumbai. According to the official, this arrest has led to the exposure of intricate connections between international entities and their involvement in supporting and financing ISIS. The accused displayed signs of immense religious support to the terror group in recent times, actively supporting their cause, claimed by an official.
The ATS has revealed that during their investigations, crucial evidence was sighted of the accused engaging in constant communication with the extremist group. This finding highlights the concerning connection between the accused and the extremist group, shedding light on the potential threat posed by their association.
During the investigation, the authorities carried out a thorough search and confiscated various electronic devices which included mobile phones, SIM cards, a laptop, a pen drive, and crucial documents that provided evidence of wrongdoing.
As per ANI, ATS Maharashtra has registered a case under sections 39(1)(a), 40(1)(b)(c) of the UAPA, 1967 against an individual, as per the press release.
The official stated that following the interrogation, the accused was apprehended and presented before a court. The court, upon reviewing the case, decided to remand the accused into the custody of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) until January 31.
Authorities are currently investigating potential individuals associated with the accused, whose identities have not been disclosed, in various states.
ISIS has been responsible for carrying out and inciting acts of terrorism on a global scale, leading to the loss of numerous lives and causing severe casualties. Employing a range of tactics, including targeted assassinations, IED attacks, surprise assaults reminiscent of military operations, abductions, and suicide bombings, ISIS has unleashed a wave of violence in Iraq and Syria. Furthermore, the group actively promotes and urges its followers across the world to carry out similar operations within their nations, utilizing easily accessible weapons.
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