Odisha News Insight

14 held across country for suspected IS links: Official

The Islamic StateNew Delhi, Jan 22: Fourteen people have been detained across the country by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for their suspected links with the IS terror group, a home ministry official said on Friday.

Of the 14 who were detained in various parts of the country, five have been formally arrested, the ministry official said at a press conference here.

All those arrested are in the age group of 25-30 years. The other nine suspects are still being investigated, the official added.

“There is no indication so far that they were planning a terror attack in Delhi during the Republic Day function,” the ministry official said. (IANS)

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