Ranchi: ISIS terrorist Faizan Ansari, arrested from Lohardaga in Jharkhand, was in contact with ISIS agents from across the country and abroad through the dark net. Digital evidence has been seized by the NIA from Faizan Ansari, due to which concrete information has been received about his being in contact with ISIS.
According to NIA sources, Faizan Ansari was in contact with ISIS terrorists through the dark net. He was living in Lohardaga for the last two months and was active in Islamic Jihad from his home. The NIA team was keeping an eye on him for the last one week.
Faizan Ansari was arrested only after the central investigative agencies got concrete information about him being a sleeper cell of ISIS. According to the NIA, Faizan had gone from Lohardaga to Aligarh Muslim University two years ago to study. Faizan Ansari came in contact with ISIS while studying at Aligarh Muslim University. Faizan Ansari himself gave this information. Faizan is a resident of Mittal Colony of Lohardaga, his father Firoz Ansari is a contract employee in BSNL.
On the information of the Central Intelligence Agency, when the NIA team of Ranchi arrested Faizan Ansari and searched his laptop, many objectionable documents were recovered from it. In the course of the investigation, it has also been learned that Faizan was in constant contact with ISIS agents from the country and abroad through the dark net and was working on their instructions.