Indian police on Saturday announced arresting three Hydarabad youth for their alleged intention to join the so-called Islamic State (ISIL) from the international airport in Nagpur city in the state of Maharashtra.
Indian news agency PTI quoted a high level official from the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad as saying that the squad, along with the Telangana Police, have arrested three young people while they were "allegedly" going to join ISIL.
The unnamed official added that they have received intelligence about their intention to join the terror outfit.
The police officer added that the three youth, who were reported missing from their hometown in the Humayun Nagar Gulshan Iqbal Colony in Hyderabad, reached Nagpur in a taxi and were planning to fly to Kashmir capital Srinagar.
They were handed over to the Telangana Counter-Intelligence cell for interrogation, the official added.