Bengaluru Executive Behind Islamic State's Top Twitter Account Arrested

December 13, 2014 10:07 AM

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Bengaluru Executive Behind Islamic State's Top Twitter Account Arrested

Bengaluru: A Bengaluru-based man who allegedly operated Islamic State's most influential Twitter account was arrested from his house by the Bengaluru Police last night. He has been accused of waging war against a friendly nation and violation of Information Technology Act.

Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the person behind Twitter handle "@shamiwitness", is a 24-year-old engineer who worked for a multinational in Bengaluru, police said. He moved to the city in 2011 and stays in Bengaluru's upscale southeast suburb. Police said he is an alumnus of West Bengal Institute of Technol...

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