Officials from Pune's ATS unit yesterday night detained the person, said the ATS official, adding that they would not disclose the youth's name as they weren't sure whether "he is one among the three missing youth".
ATS and the city police are probing the case of three missing youths of Malvani area in western suburb of Mumbai. The three youths were identified as Ayaz Sultan (23), Mohsin Sheikh (26) and Wajid Sheikh (25). The parents of the three men had registered a missing complaint with the Malvani police.
"We suspect that the three joined the IS and our probe is on to ascertain this," Malvani police station's senior inspector Milind Khetle said yesterday. An official of the Anti-Terrorism Squad also said they suspect that the three youths have been radicalised into joining the Islamic State, and added that the ATS is probing the matter.
Police strongly suspect that the three men were in touch with each other as they resided in the same area and also because two of them left home on the same day.

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