missing Kerala youths

NIA to take over cases of missing Kerala youths allegedly recruited for Islamic terror net work

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will soon take over the cases of missing Kerala youths, who are believed to have joined banned international terror group IS after the State police completed their investigation.
Official sources said the Kerala police have meticulously investigated the cases and identified at least 21 youths who have gone missing from the State. Among them 17 were from Kasaragod and four from Palakkad. They include four women and three children. Two women were among those missing from Palakkad.
The Kerala police have finished their part of investigation and the cases were now being transferred to the NIA for carrying out the probe overseas. The exercise will include collecting of evidence from foreign countries, the sources said.