UP Anti-Terror Squad Nabs IS Suspect Abu Zaid From MumbaiAbu Zaid (@ANINewsUP/Twitter.com)

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) arrested today an IS suspect at the Mumbai International Airport. Identified as Abu Zaid, the suspect has been brought to Lucknow from Mumbai on a transit remand.

While in Dubai, Zaid is suspected to have run a network for IS involving youth from western Uttar Pradesh.

Zaid was found to be in touch with terror suspects who were earlier arrested by police in western UP as well.

This arrest follows that of five IS suspects from Kannur in Kerala, last week.

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