NIA Files Charge Sheet Against 6 Alleged IS Operatives


New Delhi: The NIA on Monday filed a charge sheet against six suspected ISIS operatives arrested for allegedly conspiring to carry out terrorist activities in Delhi and during the Ardh Kumbh in Haridwar.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed the charge sheet 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 January 18, 2016. On the directions of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the case was later transfered to NIA.

The NIA, in the charge sheet, said that after being motivated by the ideology of ISIS, the accused conspired to carry out terror attacks. The accused were arrested from Roorkee and Mumbai by the special cell.