NEW DELHI: Mohammed Naser Packeer – who hails from Thanjavur and is getting interrogated by the Nationwide Investigation Agency (NIA) following his deportation from Sudan – was element of large network of ISIS sympathisers and recruiters operating from Khartoum in Sudan.
Express 1st broke the story last 7 days about the Tamil Nadu youth’s deportation for his ISIS hyperlink.
According to senior officers in the stability establishment, Naser had released many radical internet web pages throughout his keep in Al Dhahirah in Oman, which helped him create get in touch with with an ISIS recruiter who was also acting as facilitator for foreigners.
Khartoum is getting witnessed as launchpad for international jihadist travelling to Syria, Iraq via Turkey and Libya via the Great Sahara desert. Given that previous calendar year, at minimum 70 Sudanese youth are suspected to have utilised the same community to vacation to Syria, Iraq and Libya to join the terror outfit.
ISIS controls Sirte, a coastal city in northern Libya with an believed two,000 terrorists in its unit. They handle the metropolis on the traces of the ISIS headquarter Al Raqqa in Syria.
Resources said Naser, who has been remanded in twelve-working day NIA custody, was organizing to go to Libya together with Moroccan and Russian recruits. Even so, Sudan’s Countrywide Intelligence and Security Solutions, which is keeping a view on ISIS network was able to detain them. A senior intelligence officer verified that Naser’s father functions in Dubai and was issued an Indian passport, but he refused to divulge more details about his stay in Al Dhahirah and the subsequent vacation to Sudan.
It is not but clear whether the recruiter was amid individuals detained by the Sudanese authorities.