Indian origin man designated as global terrorist by US

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He left the U.K.in 2014 and joined the Islamic State in Syria, the U.S. State Department said in a statement.

The designation of these individuals as global terrorists imposes sanctions on them, the US State Department said. "He is considered to have replaced ISIS executioner Mohammad Emwazi, also a British Muslim known as "Jihadi John".

Dhar posed a terrorist threat to US citizens and interests and any property he may have in the U.S.is frozen and Americans are banned from dealing with him or his assets, the department said. A few weeks after he vanished he posted a photo from Syria with a rifle and his newborn fourth child.

Emwazi was confirmed dead in January 2016 by Isis's propaganda magazine.

The computer programming graduate grew up in London before joining the terror organisation. Dhar who converted to Islam is now known by the name Abu Rumaysah.

Furthermore, the designation seeks to deny them 'the resources they need to plan and carry out further terrorist attacks.

The US state department confirmed that Dhar, dubbed Jihadi Sid, was considered a replacement for Mohammed Emwazi, who was called Jihadi John after being videoed murdering dozens of hostages, and that the US now... Now US officials have put ex-bouncy castle salesman, turned terrorist, on its global kill list.

USA believes Gaini to be fighting for ISIS in the Middle East and is connected to UK-based ISIS sympathisers Mohamad Ali Ahmed and Humza Ali, who were convicted in the United Kingdom in 2016 of terrorism offenses. "Among other consequences, all of Dhar's property and interests in property subject to United States jurisdiction are blocked, and United States persons are generally prohibited from engaging in any transactions with them", the State Department statement said.

While Dhar is believed to have no direct role in recruiting youths or looking after operations in India, "his video and speeches may have influenced many youths here who would have easily connected with him since he is of Indian-origin", an official said. It also assists the law enforcement activities of U.S. agencies and other governments around the world.

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