NIA files chargesheet against six alleged Islamic State operatives

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday filed a chargesheet against six suspected Islamic State operatives arrested for allegedly conspiring to carry out terrorist activities in Delhi and during the Ardh Kumbh in Haridwar.

The NIA filed the chargesheet against Akhlakur Rehman, Md. Azeemushan, Md. Meraj, Md. Osama, Mohsin Ibrahim Sayyed and Yosuf Al-Hindi under Section 120 (conspiracy) of IPC and Sections 18 and 20 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention Act (UAPA) in the case filed by the special cell of Delhi Police on 18 January, 2016.

On the directions of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the case was later transferred to NIA.

The NIA, in the chargesheet, said that after being motivated by the ideology of IS, the accused conspired to carry out terror attacks.

The accused were arrested from Roorkee and Mumbai by the special cell.

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Updated Date: Jul 18, 2016 14:49:19 IST

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