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Mehdi’s family looking for lawyer

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The family of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the alleged handler of pro-Islamic State (IS) Twitter account who has been remanded in police custody, is looking to hire a lawyer to defend him even as it is making desperate attempts to reach Bengaluru.

His mother, Mamtaz Begum, said on Sunday, a day after Biswas was arrested here, that the family was struggling to get tickets to Bengaluru. “We are very upset with what is happening. We want to see him as soon as possible,” she told The Hindu over the telephone from Kolkata.

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Printable version | Jan 24, 2020 11:35:08 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/mehdis-family-looking-for-lawyer/article6691440.ece

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