June 2, 2023

The Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) Sunday carried out searches at 13 areas throughout six states in a case associated to Islamic State conspiracy to unfold terror within the nation.

“NIA carried out searches at 13 premises of suspects in 6 states viz. Bhopal and Raisen districts in Madhya Pradesh; Bharuch, Surat, Navsari and Ahmedabad districts in Gujarat; Arariya district in Bihar; Bhatkal and Tumkur Metropolis districts in Karnataka; Kolhapur and Nanded districts in Maharashtra; and Deoband district in Uttar Pradesh within the case pertaining to actions of ISIS. The case was registered suo-moto by NIA on 25.06.2022 underneath sections 153A & 153B of IPC and sections 18, 18B, 38, 39 & 40 of UA(P) Act,” an announcement from the NIA learn.

The company mentioned searches have led to seizure of “incriminating paperwork/materials”.

The NIA Sunday additionally carried out searches in Trivandrum district in Kerala in a case pertaining to the arrest of 1 Sathik Batcha alias ICAMA Sathik, who was arrested together with 4 others in Tamil Nadu in February this 12 months.

In line with the NIA, the accused had hatched a conspiracy for threatening most of the people and police officers and in addition tried to homicide police personnel through the checking of their Scorpio automotive after they had been intercepted on February 21, 2022.

“The accused individuals had been additionally concerned in inciting hatred for secession of part of India and had meant to disrupt the sovereignty and territorial integrity of India by forming outfits like ‘Khilafah Occasion of India’, ‘Khilafah Entrance of India’, ‘Mental College students of India (ISI)’ and associating themselves with the proscribed terrorist organisations ISIS/Daesh and Al Qaeda,” the NIA mentioned in an announcement.

The case was earlier registered by Tamil Nadu police and later taken over by the NIA.

“The search carried out at the moment have led to seizure of digital units and incriminating paperwork,” the NIA assertion mentioned.