Three Indian sympathisers of ISIS, who were allegedly on a mission to carry out terror attack in India and some other countries, were deported here from United Arab Emirates. Adnan Hussain, Mohammad Farhan, Sheikh Azhar Al Islam were deported and were detained by the NIA upon their arrival in the IGI airport last night, official sources said.
They belong to Maharashtra, Karnataka and Jammu and Kashmir.
The trio along with their other unknown associates were allegedly involved in a conspiracy to identify, motivate, radicalise, recruit and train Indian citizens in India and other countries for planning and executing terrorist attacks in India and in other friendly countries, the sources said.
The youths are believed to be members of the Abu Dhabi module of the ISIS.
The NIA, after registering a case, is questioning the suspects and a formal arrest is expected soon.
On September 15, 2015, the UAE had deported four Indians suspected to have links with ISIS.
The UAE had also sent back last year a 37-year-old woman Afsha Jabeen alias Nicky Joseph who was allegedly involving in recruiting youths for ISIS.