Another IS Terrorist Nabbed from Kerala

via Janmabhumi published on August 5, 2017

New Delhi: Recently arrested Keralite Shahjahan Velluvakandy, the ISIS operative has confessed to a plot hatched for assassinating BJP and VHP leaders of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The Jihadi who was nabbed in July, has given a statement pertaining to the same. According to police sources, Kerala stands in the forefront regarding ISIS recruitment.


Reports state that Shahjahan, a native of Kannur, has close links with ISIS bigwigs of Syria, Turkey etc, with the plot of assassination being hatched in Syria. Shahjahan, who tried entering Syria via Turkey with a fake passport, was deported from Turkey twice. He was appended by the Special Cell of Delhi Police after US intelligence agency CIA passed information about his arrival.

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