NIA conducted raids in Delhi, Kerala and Karnataka on Monday

NIA conducted raids across 10 locations in Delhi, Kerala and Karnataka on Monday against a group of individuals linked to the Islamic State (IS). The raids were pertaining to a new case registered by the probe agency just 48 hours ago.

A group of 6-7 persons were being monitored by intel agencies over some time, which led to the case being lodged.

Sources said five people have been arrested in the ongoing raids by NIA. Sources also said Pakistan is directly targeting impressionable Muslim youth through social media and recruiting them, training them online and inciting them to plan local attacks.