‘ISIS recruit’ from city suburb tracked to Iraq
MUMBAI: Ayaz Sultan, the 23-yearold former BPO employee, could be the latest Indian to join the Islamic State, police sources said, after central agencies tracked his location to Iraq by monitoring his messages to family.
Ayaz left his house in Malwani on October 25 last year and took a flight from Delhi to Kabul, Afghanistan, in the first week of November. Central agencies closely monitoring Ayaz and his communication with his family in Mumbai tracked his location to Iraq and told the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), sources said.
“Ayaz talks to his family members using WiFi connections and through mobile messaging apps. By tracking the Internet Protocol (IP) address and analysing other technical aspects of the communications, central agencies recently learnt about his location,” said a senior ATS officer.
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