Alleged ISIS Recruit, Engineer Trained in US, Arrested in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: A Hyderabad-based engineer who has studied in the US was arrested today by the Telangana police for suspected links with the terror group Islamic State.

22-year-old Salman Moinuddin, a resident of Asif Nagar in Hyderabad, was stopped by security agencies at the airport yesterday when he was about to take a flight to Dubai.

Moinuddin, who is married, has a Master of Science degree from Houston. The police say he has confessed that he was going to join the Islamic State.

In Dubai, Moinuddin allegedly planned to join his girlfriend, British national Nicky Joseph, and travel to Syria via Turkey.

H/T Dr. J.