Most of his Facebook posts call for Jihad and invites members to join IS.

Kerala IS module kingpin was active on Facebook debate platforms under many aliases
news Social Media Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 19:15

A key member of Islamic State’s Kerala module Shajeer Mangalasseri Abdulla was reportedly active on a Facebook group that debated current issues.

“Right Thinkers” was a Facebook group formed by a few members who left another popular group “Free Thinkers” protesting against the latter’s rationalistic and atheistic content. Shajeer has been functioning on Facebook under the alias Sameer Ali. Few media reports said that he was operating from the IS-controlled area in Afghanistan.

He was reportedly active on "Right Thinkers' until one-and-a-half-years ago. Earlier a pro IS Malayalam blog, “Muhajiraun” had published photographs of few “Free Thinkers” group members, threatening to kill them for their atheistic thoughts.

Shajeer continuously posted provocative contents in the “Right Thinkers” group and as per sources few other members also shared his ideology. Many members of “Right Thinkers” are under the scanner of the National Investigative Agency probing IS links with Kerala.

Even now Shajeer is reportedly active in Facebook under the id ‘Sameer Ali’.

For the past one year, Shajeer has been reportedly been taking part in social media discussions using fake IDs. It is suspected that Akbar K PuW ram, Adhil AX and Yunus Salem are some of the aliases Shajeer may have used to operate his Facebook accounts, The Times of India reports.

Most of his Facebook posts call for Jihad and invites members to join IS. In a recent Facebook post he replied to his abusers that he will not withdraw from his mission.

“I will not stop doing this, even if you abuse or force me to close my Facebook ID. I will continue this until my death. I am calling you all to the path of our god. We all will have to stand in front of him once, then you will have to answer for all this abuses,” he writes.

He also has given a detailed update about Mosul attacks by IS on his Facebook page.

After NIA arrested five IS supporters from Kannur Kanakamala on October 2, Sameer Ali’s posts became more provocative. In one post, he stated, whatever happens nobody can stop their mission.

However, reports suggested that NIA nor the police could identify who Sameer was even after questioning the five arrested.

“He had kept good relationship with few members of ‘Right Thinkers’. But we had no clue who he was and where he was operating from,” one group member told The News Minute.


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