With more 17,700 followers, the dreaded terrorist outfit Islamic State or ISIS had its mole in Bangalore, the tech capital of India, revealed a sensational investigative report bringing out his partial identity as Mehdi, who works for one of India’s top Indian food companies.
But Indian media has revealed his identity as Mehdi Masroor Biswas with several accounts on Twitter, Facebook and even a blog in wordpress. He even posted photos of pizzas and talked against rape online.
He originally hails from West Bengal, said reports and also tweeted in favour of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh which was responsible for the Burdwan episode.
The other details are still not revealed pending investigation. The account is shut down after Channel 4 News of Britain revealed the man who was sending out thousands of tweets for ISIS propaganda, bridging the communication between jihadis, supporters, and new recruits.
Mehdi told Channel 4 that he would be under danger once his identity is revealed and admitted that he could have joined Islamic State himself, but for the family, which is dependent on his income, said the report. “If I had a chance to leave everything and join them I might have.. my family needs me here,” he told Cahnnel 4.
Some of his tweets include the video of the execution of US aid worker Peter Kassig, and the killings of dozens of Syrian soldiers.
— “May allah guide, protect, strengthen and expand the Islamic State … Islamic State brought peace, autonomy, zero corruption, low crime-rate”.
On Iftikhar Jaman, one of the British jihadists from Portsmouth killed fighting for Islamic State, he tweeted: “you bros talked the talk, walked the walk”.
On British fighter Mehdi Hassan, tweeted: “May Allah give you brothers decisive victory there”.
On another British fighter he tweeted: “May Allah reward you”.
On women recruits: “@ArjDnn I should thank PKK for recruiting female fighters, specially the ones caught alive by rebels. lol”.
His last tweets: “#Breaking Major operations by Islamic State army,led by special forces, in several regions in Salahuddin province. #Iraq
— Shami Witness (@ShamiWitness)” on December 10, 2014