Delhi Police detained ISIS suspect for carrying fake passport


Delhi: The Special Cell of Delhi Police detained an ISIS suspect on Wednesday from the Indira Gandhi International airport.

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The surmise has been found as Shahjahan Velluva Kandy and is a native of Kerala’s Kannur.

Kandy was expelled by the Turkish police for carrying a fake passport. On June 30, he was detained after the Indian intelligence agencies got an input from CIA.

“A case of cheating, forgery, impersonation and under sections of the passport act has been registered against him,” an officer stated.

As per the reports, the officers will question him to examine how he received a fake passport and the data that he was carrying in his phone will be sent for authentication.

As per the reports, probe have disclosed that this was Kandy’s second effort to go to Turkey.

It added that the Special Cell also identified hundreds of telegram IDs of ISIS sympathisers on Kandy’s smartphone.

The reports revealed that the alleged Islamic State suspect took decision to enter into Syria from Turkey and be a part of terrorist outfit.

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In June, a 22 year-old was detained by the Hyderabad Police on the suspect of being an ISIS supporter and efforts to conduct dissident actions in the country.