Vicky Nanjappa

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Basit Kalam Siddiqui arrested from Varanasi in Islamic State Voice of Hind case

New Delhi, Oct 21: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one Basit Kalam Siddiqui in connection with the Islamic State Voice of Hind case. Raids were conducted at 2 locations in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh and the highly radicalised Siddiqui was arrested, the NIA said in a note.

During investigations, it emerged that one Basit Kalam Siddiqui, resident of Varanasi, was actively involved in radicalisation and recruitment of radicalised youth on behalf of ISIS from India. After the busting of the ‘Voice of Hind’ module by NIA and arrest of 6 accused, including the so-called Amir of ISJK, Umar Nisar alias Qasim Khurasani, under a revised strategy, the online propaganda was being pushed through a new online magazine ‘Voice of Khorasan’.

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