NIA’s Mumbai raids exposes close association of D-Gang with LeT, JeM, Al-Qaeda

Gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s associate Salim Fruit being detianed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) after conducting a raid, in Mumbai.

They are in unauthorised possession/involved in acquisition of key assets for raising terror funds and working in active collaboration with international terrorist organisation including Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Al Qaeda (AQ).

New Delhi, May 10: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids at 24 locations in the Mumbai Commissionerate and five places in Mira Road Bhayandar Commissionerate on Monday.

The case on hand pertained to the criminal activities of international terrorist network of the Dawood Ibrahim Company or D-Company. The NIA said that the case involves Dawood Ibrahim and his associates including Haji Anees, Shakeel Shaikh alias Chhota Shakeel, Javed China, Tiger Memon.

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Al Qaeda’s hijab video aimed at swaying Indian Muslims, dividing India culturally

New Delhi, Apr 12: The recent hijab controversy in Bengaluru was followed by a video by the Al Qaeda which sang praises of the girl who defied the ban. While the Al Qaeda has been largely weakened, it still remains one of the most resilient groups and over the past couple of years, it has focused heavily on India with clear attempts to invoke a culture war.

A recent UN report noted that the Al Qaeda has anything between 150 to 200 terrorists from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar who are part of the Al Qaeda in the Sub-Continent (AQIS).

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How issues such as hijab, anti CAA protests provide fodder to terror groups

New Delhi, Apr 07: An internal rift is always lapped up by terror organisations who add fuel to the fire and begin a campaign to radicalise, recruit and strike. We witnessed this during the Anti CAA protests where several terror groups tried to add fuel to the fire and use the violence as a recruitment tool.

Post the Batla House encounter in which terrorists were killed an alternative narrative was being set. This in fact helped the Indian Mujahideen recruit aplenty into its fold.

During the anti-CAA protests too, groups such as the Islamic State shared propaganda materials on their channels urging Indian Muslims to unite and fight against India. During the Shaheen Bagh protests, it was learnt that many were radicalised and paid to defame the country.

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Karnataka girl who defied hijab ban gets honourable mention, a poem from Al Qaeda chief

Ayman al-Zawahiri

New Delhi, Apr 06: Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri says that he was moved by the defiance of the Karnataka college student who took on a group of men protesting against hijab.

He also composed a poem praising the girl. He further attacked countries that had banned hijab. The nine minute video was released by the Al Qaeda’s official Shabab media. The same was also verified by SITE Intel-Jihadist Threat.

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NIA nabs Al-Qaeda terrorist who planned blast in poll bound UP

New Delhi, Feb 08: The National Investigation Agency has arrested an Al-Qaeda operative in connection with a conspiracy case to conduct bomb blasts in poll bound Uttar Pradesh.

The operative, Towheed Ahmad Shah is a resident of Badgam in Jammu and Kashmir. The case was originally registered by the Uttar Pradesh ATS against Shah who had entered into a conspiracy for recruiting members of the Al-Qaeda affiliate AGH (Ansaar Gajwatul Hind) to commit acts of terror in Lucknow.

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R-Day: Agencies keep close watch on Khalistanis, drones and Al-Qaeda

New Delhi, Jan 26: The Intelligence Bureau has asked the Delhi Police and other security agencies to keep a close watch on possible drone attacks on the occasion of Republic Day.

Anti-drone systems are in place to thwart any possible attack. Further the police are also searching for suspicious people. The agencies have also briefed Delhi Police Commissioner, Rakesh Asthana about the security in the national capital.

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Another chargesheet: Illegal immigration into Bengal assumes worrying propositions

New Delhi, Jan 12: A chargesheet filed by the National Investigation Agency in connection with a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) case shows the extent up to which these terrorists go to radicalise and recruit Muslims into terror groups.

A major criminal conspiracy was hatched by three nationals of Bangladesh. They had illegally entered into India along with their associates of the JMB and Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent. They were in the process of recruiting and motivating young Muslims in order to establish the Caliphate and further terror acts in India and Bangladesh.

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NIA charges 5 Al-Qaeda operatives for plotting major terror strikes in UP

New Delhi, Jan 07: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against five operatives of the Al-Qaeda in connection with a conspiracy to carry out bomb blasts in Uttar Pradesh.

Those charged are Museeruddin, Minhaj Ahmad, Shakeel, Mustaqeem and Mohammad Moid. Investigation revealed that accused Minhaj Ahmad was radicalized online by two Al Qaida terrorists based in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Al-Qaeda linked Base Movement terrorists sentenced in Mysuru blast case

New Delhi, Oct 12: Three Base Movement operatives who were convicted by a special NIA court in connection with the Mysuru blasts case have been sentenced

Nainar Abbas was sentenced to 7 years rigorous imprisonment and 3 years simple imprisonment.

Samsun Karim Raja was given jail time of 5 years. Sulaiman was ordered to undergo 7 years rigorous imprisonment and 3 years simple imprisonment.

A special court of the National Investigation Agency had convicted accused Nainar Abbas Ali alias Library Abbas in connection with the Mysuru blast case. It may be recalled that a blast had taken place in a public toilet in the court premises of Chamarajapuram, Mysuru in 2016. The court also convicted Karim Raja and Dawood Suleiman, both residents of Tamil Nadu.

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Al-Qaeda linked Base Movement wanted to systematically take down Indian legal system

New Delhi, Oct 09: A special court of the National Investigation Agency has convicted accused Nainar Abbas Ali alias Library Abbas in connection with the Mysuru blast case. It may be recalled that a blast had taken place in a public toilet in the court premises of Chamarajapuram, Mysuru in 2016. The court also convicted Karim Raja and Dawood Suleiman, both residents of Tamil Nadu.

Investigation had revealed that the bomb blast in Mysore Court was one among the five series of bomb blasts committed by the members of Base Movement, an organisation, owing allegiance to Al-Qaeda, a proscribed Terrorist Organization. They had also executed the bomb Blast at Chittor Court, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, Kollam Court, Kerala and at Mallapuram Court, Kerala on.

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