IS links: NIA searching for Riyas’ associates
Kochi: NIA has intensified the search for Keralites who have links with IS in the backdrop of proposed suicide attacks in Kerala.
From the information collected from digital evidences seized from Riyas Abubakar, the intelligence agency has put many, who are associated with Thowheed Jamath, under observation. Riyas was arrested in connection with IS case.
Investigation and search for those associated with Riyas, including those who chatted with him on Facebook, is progressing. The investigation will also include Keralites who have chatted with Riyas.
Those taken into custody from Kasaragod in connection with IS case are being interrogated. Officials are examining the digital evidences collected from them. NIA also found that a meeting was held in Tamil Nadu under the leadership of Riyas.