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Ashiq Ahmed, arrested for IS link, wanted to change religion, get plastic surgery to woo ex-gf: Report Picture: A Muslim boy looks on as he holds a placard at a rally organised by a Muslim charitable trust in Mumbai, India, Nov. 26 2015.Reuters

Update: 3:05 p.m.: Even as the Delhi Police arrested another ISIS suspect on Thursday night, at least 11 others suspected to be sympathisers of the Islamic State group were reportedly sent to seven-day custody of the National Investigation Agency by a Delhi court on Friday.

The 11 accused were identified as Mohd Aleem, Mohd Obaidullah Khan, Nafees Khan, Mohd Shareef Moinuddin Khan, Asif Ali, Najmul Huda, Mudabbir Mushtaq Shaikh, Mohd Abdul Ahad, Suhail Ahmed, Syed Mujahid and Mohd Hussain Khan, PTI reported.

Three other suspects — Mohd Afzal, Imran, Abu Anas and Nasser Packeer — were also produced before the court that sent them to judicial custody. 

Original Story

The Special Cell of Delhi Police reportedly arrested a suspected sympathiser of the Islamic State group, or ISIS, on Thursday night. 

The ISIS suspect has been identified as 26-year-old Mohsin Abrahim, a resident of Malad West in Mumbai, ANI quoted Arvind Deep, the Delhi Police Special Cell's Special Commissioner of Police, as saying. Abrahim will be produced before the court on 5 February.

The police arrested him from one of Delhi's Inter State Bus Terminus and seized Rs 85,000 from him, India Today reports.

Abrahim was reportedly a member of Roorkee module and was planning to travel to Syria. He also reportedly funded a terrorist in Uttarakhand.

In the last one month, Indian security agencies have arrested at least 13 suspected ISIS sympathisers from Bengaluru, Tumkur, Mangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Lucknow as part of anti-terror crackdown across the country.

A suspected ISIS operative was, on Thursday, sent to 15-day custody of the National Investigation Agency for interrogation. Iqbal, who was arrested from Madhya Pradesh, was allegedly planning attacks in India, according to NDTV.

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