Thiruvananthapuram/Kozhikode: Two persons have been taken into custody from the Thiruvananthapuram and Karippur airports for their alleged links with the terror group IS. Two youth who reached the Thiruvananthapuram airport on Tuesday morning by the Ethihad Airways flight were held suspecting them to be involved in IS activities. They were deported from Abudhabi by cancelling their visa. The two are Killimanoor native Anas and Adoor native Aaromal. The NIA is interrogating them.
Two more, belonging to Kozhikode, were also taken into custody from the Karripur airport in a suspicious manner on Tuesday morning. The state special branch of police and RAW officials are quizzing them. Even their visas were cancelled and were deported from Abudhabi.