Man arrested in Kuwait for allegedly funding IS sympathisers in India

| Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 20:48
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New Delhi: A Kuwaiti national Abdulla Hadi Abdul Rehman Al Enezi was arrested on Saturday in Kuwait for suspected links and for terror funding and recruitment for the Islamic State Group, according to ANI.

The Kuwaiti authorities have informed that Enezi, a Kuwaiti national, indeed sent 1000 USD to Majeed through Western Union.

Abdullah had helped in arranging finances for the travel of Islamic State recruits from India.

Kuwaiti authorities have registered a case against him and arrested him on these charges.

The arrested man Abdullah has admitted to supporting terrorist organisations and involvement in financing terrorism, after his return from Pak in 2013.

According to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Enezi's arrest is a first abroad based arrest on information provided by the Indian agencies.
The NIA had earlier sent a Mutual Legal Assistance request to Kuwait in the Areeb Majeed-ISIS case in respect of transfer of USD 1000 by a Kuwaiti national to arrested Kalyan youth Majeed and his three associates while they were staying in Iraq in May 2014.
Kuwait shared the information on Abdullah with India after the India agencies provided them with information about Kalyan youth arrested for joining IS.
(With ANI inputs)

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