Another Mum­bra man in Iraq, may have joined ISIS

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - Live - - FRONT PAGE - Man­ish K Pathak & Arvind Valmiki

MUM­BAI: A 28-year-old man from Mum­bra may have joined ter­ror­ist or­gan­i­sa­tion Is­lamic State (ISIS). Saud Noor Mo­ham­mad Tambe ap­proached the Ma­ha­rash­tra anti-ter­ror­ism squad (ATS) this week to tell them his brother, Tabrez, had left the coun­try for Iraq.

Tambe said Tabrez was work­ing in the Gulf over the past four years and was in­doc­tri­nated by one Ali, a friend he made in Riyadh. ATS sources said the two were in touch even when Tabrez came to Mum­bra in 2015 and that Ali met Tabrez’s fam­ily and even vis­ited his home in Mum­bra.

Tambe said his brother told the fam­ily this month he had joined the ISIS and was now in Iraq.

T he broth­ers are from Rat­na­giri and were liv­ing in a rent­ed­hou­se­inMum­bra.AnATS team has seized mo­bile phones of his fam­ily mem­bers, a lap­top and com­puter from Rat­na­giri and are try­ing find out Ali’s na­tion­al­ity.

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