Bangalore Police arrest pro-jihad Twitter handle user Mehdi Biswas

Though never directly associated with the Islamic State terrorist outfit, a 24-year-old manufacturing executive at an Indian conglomerate, Mehdi Masroor Biswas, accumulated knowledge regarding the outfit by spending hours aggregating data regarding radical Islamic activities in the middle east to disseminate information on his @shamiwitness Twitter account, Bangalore police commissioner M N Reddi said following the arrest of the youth on Saturday.