NEW DELHI: Mohammed Naser Packeer – who hails from Thanjavur and is being interrogated by the Nationwide Investigation Agency (NIA) after his deportation from Sudan – was portion of large community of ISIS sympathisers and recruiters running from Khartoum in Sudan.
Categorical very first broke the tale last 7 days about the Tamil Nadu youth’s deportation for his ISIS hyperlink.
According to senior officials in the security establishment, Naser experienced released several radical internet internet pages throughout his keep in Al Dhahirah in Oman, which assisted him establish speak to with an ISIS recruiter who was also performing as facilitator for foreigners.
Khartoum is being witnessed as launchpad for foreign jihadist travelling to Syria, Iraq via Turkey and Libya via the Wonderful Sahara desert. Since last yr, at least 70 Sudanese youth are suspected to have utilized the identical network to journey to Syria, Iraq and Libya to join the terror outfit.
ISIS controls Sirte, a coastal city in northern Libya with an estimated two,000 terrorists in its unit. They manage the town on the lines of the ISIS headquarter Al Raqqa in Syria.
Sources said Naser, who has been remanded in 12-day NIA custody, was arranging to go to Libya together with Moroccan and Russian recruits. Even so, Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services, which is retaining 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 disclose a lot more details about his continue to be in Al Dhahirah and the subsequent journey to Sudan.
It is not but clear regardless of whether the recruiter was among those detained by the Sudanese authorities.