The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested three people who were planning to carry out attacks in religious places in Coimbatore. Inspired by terror outfit ISIS, the trio identified as Mohammed Hussain, Shahjahan and Sheik Safiullah reportedly wanted to eliminate people who were against the jihadi ideology.
Reports claimed that they used to circulate pamphlets in Tamil to “radicalise” youngsters and form their own module inspired by the global terror front. Police have also registered an FIR against them. In the FIR, it has been mentioned that the trio were “inspired” by ISIS and have been constantly watching the videos of the terror outfit.
“Moreover, the trio has been working overtime to create a wedge between sections of the society by creating a fear psychosis in the city by killing people in terror attacks,” the FIR reportedly reads. Read More