On the afternoon of July 12, 2020, a team from the National Investigation Agency and the Pune police landed at Sadiya Shaikh’s doorstep. Sadiya, 20, was arrested on suspicion of being in and helping to plan attacks in India.
It was Sadiya’s third interaction with the police. She was first detained five years ago for purportedly being inclined towards ISIS. She was then “deradicalised” at the age of 15.
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