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Mumbai journo detained on suspicion of joining ISIS

A Mumbai-based journalist has been detained by the Delhi Police after he was found incoherently speaking something about the Islamic State.

Police have detained him suspecting that he was going to join the banned terror outfit.

According to police, the man identified as Zubair Khan was detained from front of Iraq Embassy where he had come for a visa.

The local police received a call from the Iraq Embassy informing them that a man who came for a visa was speaking something about ISIS. The embassy officials suspected that he had plans to join the banned terrorist outfit and gave a call to the police.

He was brought to the Vasant Vihar police station where he was questioned by police officers from Special Cell and local police.

According to sources, so far no incriminating evidence has been found against Zubair and he seems to be mentally unstable.

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