NIA arrests Delhi man for mobilizing funds for ISIS in cryptocurrency

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The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested a “radicalised and active member of Islamic State (ISIS)” from his residence in Delhi for his alleged involvement in the collection of funds for the militant outfit from sympathisers in India as well as abroad and sending it to Syria and other places in form of cryptocurrency, quoting the agency ANI reported.

The accused was identified as Mohsin Ahmad, a resident of Batla House in New Delhi.

“Yesterday (06.08.2022), the NIA conducted search operations in the residential premises of accused Mohsin Ahmad, presently residing near Jogabai Extention in Batla house, New Delhi, and a permanent resident of Patna in Bihar and subsequently arrested him in the case pertaining to online and on-ground activities of ISIS,” read an official release by the investigation agency.

The case was registered after NIA took suo-moto congnisance on 25 June 2022, the official release added.

“Accused Mohsin Ahmad is a radicalised and active member of ISIS. He has been arrested for his involvement in a collection of funds for ISIS from sympathisers in India as well as abroad,” it read.

Further investigations in the case are in progress. (ANI)

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