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Bangladeshi workers held in Singapore for supporting ISIS

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Dhaka : Twenty seven male Bangladeshis working in Singapore have been arrested for supporting the armed jihad ideology of terrorist groups such as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and Al-Qaeda.

The men, who were working in the construction industry here, were detained arrested under the Internal Security Act (ISA) last year.

Among them some had considered waging armed jihad overseas but they were not planning any terrorist attacks in Singapore, reports The Daily Star.

All 27 have had their work passes cancelled and 26 of them have since been repatriated to Bangladesh.(ANI)

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