The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said that a 29-year-old have been arrested who is a resident of Palakkad in Kerala on Monday for planning a suicide attack in the State. It said that the accused followed the videos. The speeches of the mastermind of the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka, Zahran Hashim.
“During interrogation, he disclosed that he had been in online contact with the absconding accused Abdul Rashid Abdulla. Alias Abu Isa, for a long time and was following his audio clips, including the one he had circulated on social media platforms instigating terror attacks in India,” the NIA said.
The accused said he was in contact with Abu Khalid online. It involved in the Valapattanam ISIS case, the NIA said. The NIA in its statement said that the following speeches/videos of Zahran Hashim of Sri Lanka and Zakir Naik. He admitted that he wanted to carry out a suicide attack in Kerala.”
“The following speeches/videos of Zahran Hashim of Sri Lanka and Zakir Naik. He admitted that he wanted to carry out a suicide attack in Kerala,” the NIA statement said. It said had they have got information about a group of four people.
The NIA conducted searches in Kasargod and Palakkad district on Sunday, it said. “Three group members have been interrogated for their ISIS links and their plans,” the NIA said. Riyas Aboobacker presented before an NIA court in Kochi on Tuesday.