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Two of the five young militants who slaughtered 20 innocent people at the Holey Artisan Bakery in the Bangladeshi capital used to follow three controversial Islamists – Anjem Choudary, Shami Witness and Zakir Naik.
In the first instance of anybody being tried for cyber terrorism, Mehdi Masroor Biswas, a supporter of the Islamic State on Twitter, is set to face trial.
Biswas was produced before a Bengaluru court today and sent to judicial custody till 16 January.
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Biswas has shown no sign of regret for his activities and has identified himself as a 'soldier' for IS.
Now the LeT has one more ally to misguide and recruit Muslim youth from India - the Islamic State (IS), which is the latest face of global terror.
Intensifying its investigation into Mehdi Masroor Biswas, police has asked for more details regarding ShamiWitness account from the micro blogging site.
Over 60 percent followers of Mehdi Biswas, the Bengaluru-based executive, who was running a pro-ISIS twitter account, were non-Muslims, said Rajnath Singh.
Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the Bengaluru ITC executive who allegedly ran the pro-ISIS Twitter handle @ShamiWitness, has been arrested by the Bengaluru police. Here's all we know about the case.
The arrest of Bangalore-based Mehdi Masroor Biswas for managing the Twitter handle ISIS has again busted the myth that it’s only poor youth who go for turn to extremist activities.
The Bengaluru police has reportedly summoned Twitter India's marketing head to get under the hood of the Mehendi Masroor Biswas case.
Officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) today interrogated the parents of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the alleged handler of the pro-Islamic State (IS) Twitter account, who was recently arrested in Bengaluru.
After Biswas was picked up yesterday, Goyal received a threat message in reply to his tweet about the arrest of the 24-year-old engineer working as "manufacturing executive" with ITC Foods in Bengaluru from his one-room apartment here.
Biswas' father, who was employed with the West Bengal electricity board, refused to believe that his son has any terror links and claimed his account was hacked.
Bengaluru-based engineer Mehdi Masroor Biswas, who was named by UK-based Channel 4 as the man behind terror group Islamic State's (IS) most influential Twitter handle, was today arrested from his flat and slapped with charges of "waging war" and unlawful activities.