IS suspect sent to 10-day police custody

New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) A court here on Wednesday sent an Islamic State (IS) suspect to 10 days’ police custody after the city police said they had to recover data from his Facebook account.

The man, Mohsin Abraham Sayeed, was arrested in connection with planning terror attacks in the country.

Seeking the remand, police reportedly told Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh during in-camera proceedings that they had to recover data from the Facebook and other accounts of Sayeed.

According to sources, police informed the court that the accused had to be taken to Muzaffarnagar, Agra and Lucknow for the purpose of investigation.

The court allowed the police to quiz Sayeed for another 10 days.

He was presented before the court after the expiry of his earlier police remand.

Mohsin Abraham Sayeed, 26, a resident of Malad in Mumbai, was arrested from old Delhi’s Kashmere Gate Inter-State Bus Terminal on February 4 by a Special Cell of Delhi Police.

Sayeed was in touch with four IS suspects arrested on January 19 in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar district.

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