‘Jihadi tweeter’ operating main pro-ISIS English language account is arrested by Indian police after being exposed by Channel 4

Biswas is accused of being behind the now-suspended pro-jihadi Shami Witness Twitter account

A man suspected of being behind a pro-Isis Twitter account has been arrested by Indian police just days after the company executive was exposed by Channel Four.

Mehdi Masroor Biswas, 24, was arrested by police this morning at his home in Belgaluru after they discovered the man’s true identity.

Police are questioning him in connection with waging a war against the state over his online identity.

Police Commissioner M N Reddi said: ‘He was particularly close to the English-speaking terrorists of ISIS and became a source of incitement and information for the new recruits trying to join ISIS/ISIL’…

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