Ex Google employee arrested for trying to join IS

30-year-old Security Analyst Munavat Salman was arrested after several months of surveillance

Baku. 29 October. REPORT.AZ/ In India former Google employee detained for allegedly trying to join the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, Report informs referring to RIA Novosti.

Police sources in Hyderabad said that 30-year-old security analyst Munawad Salman, a resident of Musheerabad, was held after several months officials tracked him.

Software engineer Salman, quit his Google India job six months ago. Since then, he had been actively reading 'Al Isabha' web propaganda, which is again run by sympathizers of Islamic State, formerly Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and al-Qaida, to target youth. Salman about a year to exchange letters with members of the IS before completely fall under their influence.

During interrogation, Salman said he had a visa to travel to Saudi Arabia and join a local company there.

According to Police he has a proper job visa to go to Saudi Arabia, but there was clear indications that he was planning to join IS in a short time.

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