Thirty-year-old Sirajuddin, a native of Gulbarga in Karnataka, was arrested here yesterday by the Special Operation Group (SOG) and ATS of Rajasthan Police and charged under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
The accused was very much influenced by ISIS ideology and was trying to draw Muslim youths into the terror outfit's fold, said Additional Director General of Police (ATS and SOG) Alok Tripahti.
Sirajuddin was in touch with many Indian youths from outside Rajasthan, Tripathi said, adding that no links with local residents were found so far.
"We are investigating his links in Gulbarga in Karnataka where he belongs to", he said. Trpathi said the accused was involved in brainwashing Muslim youths through WhatsApp and Facebook.
Copies of online magazines of ISIS were also recovered from his possession. Sirajuddin will be produced in a local court today, the police officer said.
The officer had yesterday said Sirajuddin, the marketing manager of state-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) here, was arrested "for his alleged involvement in (activities of) international terrorist organisation ISIS, supplying official inputs and recruiting organisation members in the country".


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