A team of the National Investigation Agency has unearthed key details on the functioning of the Indian Mujahideen following the arrest of Ariz Khan. It was learnt that the IM had conspired to commit acts of terror in a bid to de-stabilise the country.
In the Mecca Masjid blast case, the NIA judge shot down the arguments put out by the probe agency stating that there was evidence to prove the charges against the accused. The court acquitted five persons in the case including Swami Aseemanand.
New Delhi: Another case of a person being honey trapped by the Pakistan’s ISI was reported and this time it was from Haryana’s Rohtak. This case however is slightly different from the ones that have been reported in the past.
The National Investigation Agency is unlikely to file an appeal in the Mecca Masjid blasts case. All five accused were acquitted in the case for want of evidence.
Barely a few hours after the NIA judge delivered the verdict in the Mecca Masjid case, he tendered his resignation. The NIA special court judge, Ravinder Reddy tendered his resignation to the Chief Justice of the High Court, Justice Ramesh Ranganathan.
The biggest setback for the National Investigation Agency in the Mecca Masjid blast probe were the witnesses. A majority of the witnessed turned hostile as the trial began. Moreover, in the pre-trial stage, several witnesses were dropped.
The special NIA court on Monday acquitted all five accused in the Mecca Masjid case. One of the primary reasons that the court cited while acquitting the accused was wanted of evidence. Like the cases reported in Ajmer, Malegaon and Samjautha Express this was another one which took a u-turn where investigations were concerned. On May 18, 2007, a blast ripped across the Mecca Masjid which resulted in the death of 9 persons and injured 58 others.
After 11 years, a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Monday acquitted all accused due to lack of evidence in the sensational Mecca Masjid attack. The case has seen several twists and turns. The police had probed the case at first following which it handed over to the CBI.
There has been a steep rise in the number of terrorists being recruited in Kashmir. Both the Hizbul Mujahideen and Jaish-e-Mohammad have been pursuing an active social media campaign to recruit terrorists. At least 75 per cent of the recruitments have been reported from the South Kashmir region which has four districts. The recruitments have been on the rise even as the Army launched a fresh offensive to weed out terrorists.
A petitioner in the Ishrat Jahan case died in a road accident in Kerala. Gopinath Pillai the father of Pranesh Kumar Pillai who along with Ishrat Jahan and two others was shot dead in Gujarat in 2004 met with an accident on Friday.