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NIA Court sends ISIS active member Mohsin Ahmad to one month Judicial Custody

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Mohsin Ahmad, who is alleged to be an active member of ISIS, was Tuesday placed in judicial custody by a Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court. At the conclusion of his detention on Tuesday, NIA brought him before the court. Ahead of Independence Day, on August 6, 2022, he was taken into custody in Batla House, Delhi.

After the NIA decided not to request a longer detention for Mohsin Ahmed, the NIA Judge Dharmesh Sharma on Tuesday sent him to judicial custody for a month. According to the CIA, Mohsin was detained on August 6, 2022, at his home in Delhi for allegedly helping to gather money for the terrorist group from supporters both inside and outside of India and delivering it via cryptocurrencies to Syria and other locations.

The NIA arrested Ahmad during a search operation conducted at his present residence at Japani Gali, Jogabai Extention, Batla House, New Delhi.

He was arrested in a case pertaining to online and on-ground activities of ISIS, said the NIA. The case was registered suo-moto by the NIA on June 25 this year.

“Ahmad is a radicalised and active member of ISIS. He has been arrested for his involvement in the collection of funds for ISIS from sympathisers in India as well as abroad,” said the NIA.

The anti-terror organisation further stated that the detained suspect was sending these cash in the form of Bitcoin to Syria and other locations in order to support ISIS activities, and that more investigations into the case are ongoing.

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