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NIA arrests “Pune Anesthetist” in Maharashtra ISIS module case

Pune : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested renowned anesthetist Dr Adnan Ali Sarkar and took him into custody in connection with Maharashtra ISIS module case for promoting violent activities of the banned terrorist group. He was arrested following raid at his Kondhwa residence in Pune. The NIA in a statement released said that it was the fifth arrest in the case registered on June 28. Four others arrested by the central agency  after extensive searches were identified as Tabish Nasser Siddiqui from Mumbai, Zubair Noor Mohammed Shaikh alias Abu Nusaiba from Pune, and Sharjeel Shaikh and Zulfikar Ali Barodawala from Thane. The NIA release stated that during the raid several incriminating materials, such as electronic gadgets and several documents related to ISIS, were found at Sarkar’s Kondhwa house.

The accused, according to the probe agency, hatched a conspiracy to further ISIS terrorist activities, known by different names such as Islamic State (IS)/Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL)/Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)/Daish/ Islamic State in Khorasan Province (ISKP)/ISIS Wilayat Khorasan/Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham Khorasan (ISIS-K), the release said.