A woman recruiter for Islamic State, who was arrested last week from Delhi airport, has made a sensational revelations. She said that around 40 people from Kerala and neighboring Karnataka had attended the terror group’s classes.
Reportedly, the recruiter identified as Yasmin Ahmad is a school teacher by profession. She told Special Investigation Team of Kerala Police that an ISIS recruiter named Rashid, has radicalised nearly 40 youths from Kerala.
Yasmin Ahmad, a 28-year-old woman from Bihar, was detained on August 2 at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in Delhi, along with her 5-year-old son.
She was believed to be on her way to join the Kabul-based ISIS recruiter Rashid.
“We have identified some of those who attended radicalization sessions conducted by Rashid in Thrikkaripur in north Kerala’s Kasargode. We are closely watching movements of some of them,” Special Investigation Team from Kerala said.
In her statement to the police, Yasmin said that she met Rashid at the school and was influenced by his beliefs.
“Rashid often read ISIS propaganda magazine, Dabiq and used online material to radicalise youth,” Yasmin was quoted as saying.