ISIS Suspect was Planning to go to Syria, Arrested by Delhi Police


A 32-year old man with suspected ISIS relations has been caught by the Delhi Police’s Special Cell at IGI airport. A citizen of Kerala’s Kannur, Shahjahan Velluva Kandy, was arrested following the Indian Intelligence agencies received an insight from the CIA on June 30. Kandy was deported by Turkey law enforcement for traveling with a false passport. The sources revealed that he was likely to enter into Syria through Turkey.

The investigations have exposed that was Kandy’s second try to go to Turkey. In Feb, he visited Turkey from Chennai, also with a false passport. Kandy was deported and he made another false passport in the name of Mohammed Ismail Mohideen from Chennai. On the other hand, his plan was busted by the Turkish police. The special cell also found a huge selection of telegram IDs of ISIS sympathizers on Kandy’s cellular phone. He was in contact with several ISIS sympathizers in India and Syria through the Telegram application. The information from his phone has been dispatched for verification. The authorities are also looking for the travel companies who assisted Kandy to get false passports. A team has been driven to Tamil Nadu to nab the agents. Kandy was caught at IGI a week ago. The police said he was accompanied by another person.