An Afghan national, who was deported to his home nation from Nagpur in June this year, has joined the Taliban said a senior police official, as his gun-wielding snap has done gone viral on social media.
The 30-year-old, Noor Mohammed alias Abdul Haq, was deported from India as he was found staying in the country illegally.
"The Afghan man was found staying in Nagpur for the last 10 years illegally. He was living in a rented place in the Dighori area of the city. Acting on a tip-off, the police had started keeping a watch on his activities. He was finally nabbed and deported to Afghanistan on June 23," PTI quoted the police official as saying.
"After his deportation, he seems to have joined the Taliban and his photo holding a gun has emerged on social media," he added.