Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)
Mangaluru, Aug 4: Officials of National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided the residence of the son of former Ullal MLA B M Idinabba, in the early hours of Wednesday August 4. The officials who arrived at dawn from Bengaluru, began their investigation forthwith.
Idinabba's son, B M Basha, resides in the said house with his family. It is being claimed that the raid has been conducted on the basis of the suspicion that the family has links with the Syria-based terrorist organization, ISIS.
B M Basha's residence
A team of 25 officials seated in four cars arrived at Mastikatte, Ullal. Police personnel from the city have been providing protection. It is being claimed that a daughter of Basha had gone missing from Kerala several years back and had joined the ISIS.
Basha was into real estate business here. Two of his sons stay abroad. Reportedly, his family members had subscribed to the YouTube channels pertaining to ISIS and alleged to have soft corner for the organization. There is also information that the raid was conducted because of ISIS links and keeping contact with young men of a terrorist organization of Jammu and Kashmir over mobile phone.
NIA's director and inspector general of police grade officer, Uma, is leading the raid.