Kerala ISIS recruitment case: Woman conspirator gets 7 year in prison

In first conviction in Kerala ISIS recruitment case, a woman from Bihar has been found guilty by a special court on Friday, reported DNA.

Yasmeen Mohammed Zahid, has been convicted of helping in the recruitment of youth from Kerala for the dreaded terror outfit. He has been convicted to seven years in prison by a special court in Kochi.

A special cell of Kerala police arrested her on June, 2016 from Delhi airport when Yasmeen was about to fly to Kabul with her minor son. Later the case was shifted from Kerala Police to NIA.

“According to reports, Yasmeen wanted to go to Kabul, to join Abdulla Abdul Rashid, who was kingpin of the ring which indoctrinated youth hailing from Kasaragod in Kerala and other places to join ISIS. The case filed in 2016 is in connection with more than 15  youth from Kerala joining ISIS,” the report said.

In the chargesheet filed in 2017, NIA named Abdulla and Yasmeen as accused. Abdulla raised money and used to sent it to India and Yasmeen, used it to further ISIS agenda in the country. Abdulla is currently believed to be in Afghanistan.

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