NIA raids 13 premises in connection with the activities linking to ISIS
31 July, 2022 | Simran Turak
The NIA conducted searches at 13 premises of suspects on Sunday in link with the activities pertaining to ISIS. The searches are conducted in six states which include, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Karn...
The NIA conducted searches at 13 premises of suspects on Sunday in link with the activities pertaining to ISIS. The searches are conducted in six states which include, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Bihar, Maharashtra, and Uttar Pradesh.
The NIA conducted raids in Bhopal and Raisen districts in Madhya Pradesh; Bharuch, Surat, Navsari, and Ahmedabad districts in Gujarat, Arariya district in Bihar, Bhatkal and Tumkur City districts in Karnataka, Nanded and Kolhapur districts in Maharashtra and Deoband districts in Uttar Pradesh.
The case was registered by NIA on June 25, 2022, under sections 153A, and 153B of IPC and sections 18, 18B, 38, 39 & 40 of UA (P) Act.
NIA told that the searches conducted led to the seizure of incriminating documents/material.
Moreover, on Thursday, the probe agency conducted raids at multiple locations in Bihar including Nalanda district in connection with the Phulwari Sharif case having links with extremist outfit Popular Front of India (PFI).
The sources said that these searches were conducted almost a week after the NIA registered a case and underway a thorough probe into the case.
It has been reported that the places of these raids belong to individuals connected to the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI).
According to the sources, many people have been taken into custody till now. There is heavy security in these areas.
The NIA registered the case on the night of July 22 under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act ensuing an order issued by the Counter Terrorism and Counter Radicalisation division of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) directing the agency to take over the investigation from Bihar Police.