Advertisement
Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

NIA Raids Former MLA's Son's Home In Mangaluru For Suspected ISIS Links

The home of former Ullal MLA Idinabba's son BM Basha, who lives with his family near Mangaluru, was raided by NIA officials early on Wednesday morning.

NIA Raids Former MLA's Son's Home In Mangaluru For Suspected ISIS Links
NIA raids former MLA's son's house | Image for representation | PTI/File Photo
NIA Raids Former MLA's Son's Home In Mangaluru For Suspected ISIS Links
outlookindia.com
2021-08-04T15:44:07+05:30

Late Kannada poet and politician B M Idinabba's son's home was raided by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) early Wednesday morning near Mangaluru in connection to a case related to ISIS. 

The home of forme Ullal MLA Idinabba's son  BM Basha, who lives with his family, was raided by NIA officials early on Wednesday morning.  The raid has been conducted on the basis of the suspicion that the family has links with the Syria-based terrorist organisation, ISIS.

The officials, who arrived at dawn from Bengaluru, began their investigation forthwith, police sources said.

A team of 25 officials in four cars arrived at Mastikatte in Ullal early this morning. Police personnel from the city have been providing protection.

It is suspected that the daughter of Basha had gone missing from Kerala several years back and had joined ISIS.

Basha is into the real estate business here. Two of his sons stay abroad. His family members had allegedly subscribed to the YouTube channels pertaining to ISIS and is said to have a soft corner for the outfit. 

(With inputs from PTI)

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

How Parag Agrawal Obsessively Focused On Controlling Hate Speech As Twitter CTO

How Parag Agrawal Obsessively Focused On Controlling Hate Speech As Twitter CTO

After taking over as CTO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal’s main focus was on using AI and ML to identify hate speech and bots that were used to spread misinformation through the microblogging site.

'Omicron Virus' Or 'South Africa Variant'? Here's What Not To Call New Covid-19 Strain

'Omicron Virus' Or 'South Africa Variant'? Here's What Not To Call New Covid-19 Strain

The Omicron variant of Covid-19 has led to several discussions on WHO's method of naming virus variants on Greek alphabets. But terms like 'South Africa virus' have remained in use.

IPL 2022 Retention: Who Stays And Who Goes - Full List

IPL 2022 Retention: Who Stays And Who Goes - Full List

IPL Retention list was replete with full of expected names but there were some big omissions too. The mega auction will have a massive pool of stars that teams can now choose from.

Kashmir: Why Is BJP Predicting Doomsday For J&K 2 Years After Article 370 Abrogation

Kashmir: Why Is BJP Predicting Doomsday For J&K 2 Years After Article 370 Abrogation

The statement, issued by senior BJP leader of J&K Ashwani Kumar Chrungoo, raises concern for minorities living in Kashmir Valley.

Advertisement