News Source: The Nation
Originally published Date: September 29, 2017
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) presented a suspect named Khalil-ur-Rehman before court today, who has been allegedly involved in hiring girls for ISIS through Facebook.
Earlier, Rehman was handed over to FIA by court on a 7-day remand.
According to details, FIA’s counter-terrorism wing arrested the suspect and seized IS flag and literature from him. When presented before the court, the suspect told that he worked for Taliban in the past and now worked for IS.
He also confessed to have made friends with various women with a Facebook Id named Afzal Khan and convinced them to join IS.
The suspect also confessed to have worked in Islamabad to hire women for IS.
Talal Raza is a Program Manager at Media Matters for Democracy. He has worked with renowned media organizations and NGOs including Geo News, The Nation, United States Institute of Peace and Privacy International.