Two IS-inspired militants ‘rehabilitated’ in Karachi

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Karachi, Jan.16 (ANI): Counter-terrorism department (CTD) officials here on Saturday confirmed that two youngsters, who were attempting to join the militant Islamic State group in Syria, have been rehabilitated after their repatriation to Pakistan.

The Dawn quoted CTD sources, as saying that both men belonged to middle and upper middle class families of Karachi, and were still under surveillance.

The CTD sources further revealed on condition of anonymity that both males no longer had militant tendencies as per psychiatrists who had evaluated their condition.

The CTD sources said that both had no Jehadi background until they came into contact with Abu Khalid aka Abu Uqba through separate Twitter accounts. (ANI)

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