Aurangabad court sends suspected ISIS operative to police custody till July 20

| Updated: Jul 15, 2016 01:57 IST

Aurangabad, July 14 (ANI): The suspected ISIS operative, who was arrested by the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) from Parbhani today, has been sent to police custody till July 20 by an Aurangabad court. The 31-year-old Naser bin Yafai Chaus, a resident of Maharashtra's Parbhani district, was reportedly in touch with another wanted accused Farooque based in Syria. He was also allegedly trying to influence youth through social networking sites using different handles and profiles. On Tuesday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested two persons in connection with the ongoing investigation of a terrorist conspiracy case in Hyderabad. The NIA had on June 22 lodged a common FIR against ISIS for 'criminal conspiracy to wage war against the Government of India' by collecting weapons and explosive materials to target public places, religious sites and sensitive government buildings in various parts of the country. (ANI)