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India’s anti-terror police have arrested four Sri Lankan nationals in Ahmedabad for suspected links to the Islamic State. The arrests were made following a tip-off at the city’s airport. The suspects were in contact with a key IS leader in Pakistan known as Abu. The individuals, identified as Mohammed Nusrat, Mohammed Nafran, Mohammed Faaris, and Mohammed Rashdin, were found with an Islamic State flag and incriminating photographs and videos on their mobile phones. Three loaded pistols and another Islamic State flag were also recovered nearby.

The Sri Lankan individuals, residents of Colombo, were arrested by the Gujarat Police’s anti-terrorism squad. The Sri Lankan foreign ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The suspects were found with an Islamic State flag and evidence on their mobile phones linking them to the militant group. In a separate location near Ahmedabad, three loaded pistols and another Islamic State flag were recovered based on information from the mobile phones. A case has been registered against the suspects under various laws including the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, the Indian Penal Code, and the Arms Act.

The suspects were named as Mohammed Nusrat, Mohammed Nafran, Mohammed Faaris, and Mohammed Rashdin, all residents of Colombo, Sri Lanka. The individuals were in contact with a key IS leader based in Pakistan known as Abu, according to preliminary investigations. An Islamic State flag was found in their possession, along with incriminating photographs and videos on their mobile phones. Police have registered a case against the suspects under multiple laws, including the Arms Act.

The Gujarat Police’s anti-terrorism squad made the arrests at Ahmedabad’s airport following a tip-off. The suspects were found with an Islamic State flag and evidence on their mobile phones linking them to the militant group. Three loaded pistols and another Islamic State flag were recovered from a location near Ahmedabad based on information from the mobile phones. The suspects have been charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, the Indian Penal Code, and the Arms Act.

The Sri Lankan foreign ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the arrests. The suspects, identified as Mohammed Nusrat, Mohammed Nafran, Mohammed Faaris, and Mohammed Rashdin, were all residents of Colombo, Sri Lanka. An Islamic State flag was found in their possession, along with incriminating photographs and videos on their mobile phones. Police have registered a case against the suspects under various laws, including the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, the Indian Penal Code, and the Arms Act.

The arrests of the four Sri Lankan nationals in Ahmedabad were made by the Gujarat Police’s anti-terrorism squad following a tip-off at the city’s airport. The suspects were found in possession of an Islamic State flag and incriminating evidence on their mobile phones linking them to the militant group. Additional items recovered included three loaded pistols and another Islamic State flag from a location near Ahmedabad. The suspects have been charged under multiple laws, including the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, the Indian Penal Code, and the Arms Act.

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