Srinagar couple arrested in Delhi for alleged ISKP links
New Delhi: Delhi
Police Sunday detained a Srinagar couple from Jamia Nagar alleged to be
associated with Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP). The couple, police
claimed, was also actively involved in the recent anti-CAA protests.
and his wife Hina Bashir Beigh from Srinagar were detained by Special Cell of
Delhi, said Pramod Singh Kushwaha, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special
recovered electronic gadgets and incriminating material promoting jihadi
thought from their possession,” news agency ANI reported.
Jahanzaib Sami and Hina Bashir Beigh linked to Khorasan Module of ISIS were
apprehended from Jamia Nagar, Okhla. The couple was instigating anti-CAA
protests,” said Kushwaha.
sources” ANI reported that Sami came under scanner “due to his activities on
cyberspace which revealed his intention to carry out suicide attacks in the
“He was in
association with senior ISKP members in Afghanistan. He was earlier also in
contact with Khurasan-based Huzaifa Bakistani (Amir of Wilaya Hind who has
since been killed),” the news agency reported.
interrogation, Jahanzaib Sami revealed that he was actively involved on various
social media platforms calling on the Indian Muslims to unite and fight against
the Indian establishment in protest against the CAA legislation,” ANI reported
Sami, the news
agency claimed, also revealed he was trying to arrange firearms and ammunitions
for his planned activities against the CAA.
“Sami told Police
that he was actively involved in the propagation of recently published IS
magazine `Sawt al-Hind’ (Voice of India) in the month of February 2020. Sami
has also revealed that one of his close associates, Khattab, was in fact
Abdullah Basith who is currently lodged in Tihar jail as an undertrial in
ISIS-related cases,” ANI reported.
wife Hina was also active on pro-IS social media platforms under the name of
Catijah al Kashmiri/Hannabee and played a role of facilitator in spotting
talents on cyberspace and further motivating them,” the news agency reported.
(With inputs from ANI)