17 Cases Related To IS Presence In Southern States, Most Active In Kerala, K'taka: Centre

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has registered 17 cases related to the presence of the Islamic State terror group in the Southern States of Telangana, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu and arrested 122 accused persons, the government has informed Rajya Sabha.

In a written reply to an unstarred question, Minister of State for Home Affairs, G. Kishan Reddy, noted some instances of individuals from different States, including the Southern States, having joined...