Jihadi Jack speaks from behind bars: British Muslim convert, 21, says he is now in solitary confinement in a Kurdish jail after ‘fleeing ISIS’

A former Oxford schoolboy who converted to Islam and traveled to Syria has spoken out from the solitary confinement cell he’s being held in by Kurdish forces fighting the terrorist group.

Jack Letts, a 21-year-old nicknamed ‘Jihadi Jack’, says is being held in jail by the YPG, or Kurdish militia, in Syria after traveling to the country and later fleeing ISIS through a minefield.

He claims that he’s now opposed to IS and left their territory with the help of a smuggler. The pair ended up near a Kurdish checkpoint, where he says they were shot at twice.

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