New Delhi, July 08: The National Investigation Agency has been busy with a plethora of cases relating to the Islamic State. In the past couple of years, it has been busy especially in South India, where it has come across several feeder outfits of the ISIS.
The NIA has found a similar pattern behind the operation of the ISIS in Sri Lanka and South India. In both cases it was found that the ISIS was allying with local radical outfits to further its cause.
New Delhi, July 05: For the National Investigation Agency it has been a busy couple of months. It has been making a series of arrests in connection with Islamic State related modules and has registered a host of cases in this regard.
With the ISIS looking to consolidate itself in India and the rest of South Asia, the National Investigation has had its task cut out. So far the NIA has registered 27 cases relating to the ISIS of which 18 are from South India. Further nearly 155 arrests have been made of which 58 are from South.
New Delhi, July 04: It has been found that members of the Kerala module of the Islamic State were being sent to the Indo-Nepal border in a bid to radicalise the youth.
This report that was sent to the Home Ministry also speaks about the ISIS was making big efforts to increase their geographical remit across the country. Further it was also stated that the same module members were also in close touch with their counterparts in Bengal and were attempting to radicalise Bangladeshi and local Muslims both in Bengal and Assam.
New Delhi, June 22: The plan was to establish a Caliphate, the National Investigation Agency in its chargesheet that was filed in connection with the Islamic State Amroha case.
They had named this module as ‘Harkat-ul-Harb-E-Islam’ (Movement for War of Islam). This group owed its allegiance to ISIS and wanted to establish an ISIS Caliphate in India by resorting to large scale terrorist attacks in and around National Capital Region. The group carried out reconnaissance of some such locations in and around NCR, the NIA further said.
New Delhi, June 21: Pakistan is having a problem of plenty, where the Islamic State is concerned. In the region, it has not stormed into areas like it did at Mosul or Faluja.
The outfit has used the online recruiting took effectively to bring in the numbers.
New Delhi, June 18: The National Investigation Agency (NIA)’s raids at Tamil Nadu and Kerala have revealed a larger picture about both radicalisation as well as the gradual rise of the Islamic State.
Security experts say that radicalisation in the state is deeply infested and the issue had been ignored for long. Successive governments had ignored the issue a close look at the situation suggests that both Tamil Nadu and Kerala have had a similar problem.
New Delhi, June 15: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) made a significant arrest in the Kerala-Tamil Nadu Islamic case when it arrested Sheikh Hidayathullah.
During the course of the investigation, it was learnt that he was subscribed to the ideologies of both the ISIS as well as the Students Islamic Movement of India.
New Delhi, June 15: The National Investigation Agency has arrested another person in connection with the Tamil Nadu-Kerala Islamic State case.
The NIA had registered the case against 6 persons on the charge that they were propagating ideology of ISIS/ Daish on social media with the intention of recruiting vulnerable youth into ISIS/ Daish for carrying out terrorist attacks in South India especially in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
New Delhi, June 16: The direct connection between the Islamic State Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan has been established in a chargesheet filed by the National Investigation Agency.
The NIA states that two of the accused, Tahir and Haris were in touch with one Abu Hufeza, who is a Pakistan national based out of Afghanistan. Further the NIA said that Haris too who was in touch with Hufeza would receive instructions and then spread the ideology in Kashmir.
New Delhi, June 12: The raids continued in Tamil Nadu and the National Investigation Agency is tracking the roots of the Islamic State in the state. It is a well know fact that the first recruit for the ISIS from India was from Tamil Nadu.
Haja Fakkruddin a resident of Cuddalore, it may be recalled had in early 2014 left for Syria through Singapore to be part of the ISIS. This was followed by a series of events related to the group and there was an image on the social media that went viral, in which several youth were seen posing with ISIS merchandise.