Pro-ISIS Twitter user arrested in India

December 13, 2014 6:07 PM

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A young engineer in southern India has been identified and arrested, as the man behind the pro-Islamic State Twitter account @shamiwitness.  But no evidence has linked him to the militant group's real-life activities.

Bangalore, India — Police in southern India said Saturday that they have arrested a man who has admitted to running a popular pro-Islamic State group Twitter account, but added that he appears to have no direct links to the militant group.

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