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.
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.
New Delhi, Aug 26: The security planners in India are closely watching the developments in Afghanistan as the Taliban continues to create havoc. While opening up diplomatic channels will take several more months, the worry for India at the moment is within.
The Intelligence Bureau has flagged concerns about several terror groups and sympathisers using the Taliban victory as a morale booster. This could very well lead to many more radicalisation camps coming up in the country, an IB official tells OneIndia.
Radical elements in Kerala and Tamil Nadu have shown signs for long of being sympathetic towards foreign terror groups. In Kerala certain elements had mourned the death of Osama Bin Laden. Groups such as the Base Movement are derive their ideology from the Al-Qaeda.
New Delhi, Aug 11: A recent report by the United Nations said that there are a huge number of terrorists hiding in Karnataka and Kerala.
The report also noted that the Al-Qaeda has between 150 and 200 terrorists from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar in the Indian sub-continent. It also said that the group is planning on carrying out attacks in the region.
The National Investigation Agency filed a chargesheet in the Mysuru blast case and blamed an outfit called the Base Movement for the incident. There are several accounts for the Base Movement, but the most definitive one is that it is another name for the al-Ummah, a dreaded terror group down south.
After five years, investigators have finally managed to solve the mysterious Madurai blasts case. Between 2011 and 2014 there were four blasts in Madurai, and National Investigation Agency sources say that they were all carried out by the Base Movement – an off-shoot of the Al-Ummah.
In May 2011, bomb exploded in a dustbin near the Mattuthavani bus stand at 9.15 pm, but no one was in jured. On September 29 2011, a bomb was planted in the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus. The blast was aimed at marking the death of Al-Umma operative Imam Ali who was killed by the police in 2002. The police however managed to defuse the bomb.
There is more proof to suggest that terror groups recruit only educated persons. Base Movement, a Kerala-based terror group originally known as the Al Ummah had recruited highly-educated professionals to carry out attacks.
Investigations by the National Investigation Agency show that a systems engineer employed with a major IT firm in Chennai allegedly built the bombs which were planted in the court premises at Mysuru, Chitoor, Kollam and Nellore.
Identified as Dawood Sulaiman, this systems engineer built the pressure cooker bomb for Base Movement.
Chennai, Nov 29: On Monday the National Investigation Agency arrested three persons in connection five different blasts which were carried out in the court premises.
The outfit to which these persons belonged to is known as the Base Movement. The Base Movement according to an Intelligence Bureau dossier is another name for the al-Ummah an outfit which is strong in Tamil Nadu.