FIA arrests social media manager of ISIS in Karachi

10:04 AM | 6 Mar, 2018
FIA arrests social media manager of ISIS in Karachi
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KARACHI - The Federal Investigation Agency's Counter Terrorism wing arrested a suspected terrorist belonging to banned global terrorist outfit Daesh on Tuesday.

The militant, identified as Saif-ul-Islam Khilafati, was managing the banned organization's social media operations in Pakistan to target and brainwash youth on social media, FIA officials told newsmen.

A Daesh flag, laptop, internet devices, and mobile phones were recovered during the raid conducted, Geo News reported.

The accused, who was operating over 50 social media pages to lure youth into joining Daesh, will be presented in court later today. One of his accomplices had been nabbed by the authorities earlier.

Four Terrorists Killed

In Chaman area of Balochistan, four suspected terrorists were killed during a raid conducted by the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in the wee hours of Tuesday.

According to CTD officials, explosives, weapons, and hand grenades were recovered from the slain terrorists' possession.