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  India   All India  25 Jun 2019  155 Islamic State members, sympathisers arrested so far: Home Ministry

155 Islamic State members, sympathisers arrested so far: Home Ministry

PTI
Published : Jun 25, 2019, 5:05 pm IST
Updated : Jun 25, 2019, 5:05 pm IST

Some instances of individuals from different states joining the IS have also come to the notice of central and state security agencies.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the state police forces have registered cases against IS members and sympathisers, and have arrested 155 accused from across the country so far, Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said in a written reply to Lok Sabha. (Photo: Representational)
 The National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the state police forces have registered cases against IS members and sympathisers, and have arrested 155 accused from across the country so far, Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said in a written reply to Lok Sabha. (Photo: Representational)

New Delhi: A total of 155 members and sympathisers of banned terrorist organisation Islamic State (IS) have been arrested in the country so far, the Home Ministry said Tuesday.

Some instances of individuals from different states joining the IS have also come to the notice of central and state security agencies, it said.

 

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the state police forces have registered cases against IS members and sympathisers, and have arrested 155 accused from across the country so far, Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

The Islamic State (IS), the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or the Daesh has been notified as a terrorist organisation and included in the first schedule of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, by the central government.

"The IS is using various internet-based social media platforms to propagate its ideology.Cyberspace is being closely watched in this regard by agencies concerned and action is taken as per the law," Reddy said.

 

Coastal states and Union territories are advised to regularly enhance surveillance and patrolling along the coastline, in view of the threat perception, he said.

Tags: nia, isis
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi