In Islamic State Voice of Hind case, NIA nets three operatives from J&K

New Delhi, July 13: The National Investigation Agency has arrested three operatives of the Islamic State in connection with the ISIS Voice of Hind case.

The arrested have been identified as Umar Nisar, Tanveer Ahmad Bhat and Rameez Ahmad Lone all residents of Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir. 

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Voice of Hind: Aim was to project skewed narrative of imagined injustices in India

New Delhi, July 12: The operatives of the Islamic State had organised a campaign in cyber space to further terror activities on the ground in Jammu and Kashmir, investigations by the National Investigation found.

ISIS terrorists operating from various conflict zones along with the cadres in India assumed pseudo online identities and created a network, the NIA said. Further the agency said that an India centric online propaganda magazine Voice of Hind was published on a monthly basis.

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ISI to ISIS: How marriages in India are being exploited for religious conversion

New Delhi, June 22: In police custody, Mohammad Umar Gautam, a man who had converted from Hinduism to Islam boasted,” I converted 1,000 non-Muslims to Islam by marrying them all to Muslims.

This point makes it very clear that marriages have been used as a tool for religious conversion. We witnessed a similar incident in Kerala where many women were married off and then lured into joining the Islamic State. The issue is back in the news following the arrest of two persons who were indulging in religious conversions in UP and during their interrogation they said that they had lured Hindus with marriage, money and jobs.

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How ISIS tried to set up provinces in jungles of Kerala, TN, Bengal and Karnataka

New Delhi, June 18: In furtherance of its investigation, the National Investigation Agency had earlier this week filed a chargesheet against an Islamic State operative for trying to set up a province of the ISIS in the forests of South India.

During the course of the investigations, the NIA learnt that these operatives were in the process of setting up an ISIS Daishwilayah or province inside the jungles of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. When it was unraveled in 2020, the NIA said that this was the first of its kind plot.

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NIA charges Kerala man who helped set up ISIS province in forests of South India

New Delhi, June 16: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against an ISIS terrorist from Chennai. The case was first registered by the Q Branch CID, Chennai against Syed Ali, a resident of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. 

The case arose following the arrest of a few persons who had conspired at Salem and Chennai who had fraudulently activated SIM cards by using multiple identity documents of various persons without their knowledge and consent. 

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NIA raids in Madurai following incriminating Facebook post by Islamist

New Delhi, May 17: The National Investigation Agency raided four places in Madurai, Tamil Nadu over an incriminating Facebook post by Mohammad Iqbal an extremist advocating ideology of ISIS and Hizb- Ut- Tahrir, a fundamentalist organisation.

Investigation revealed that the posts on the Facebook page “Thoonga Vizhigal Rendu is in Kazimar Street” was uploaded by accused Md.Iqbal for denigrating a particular community. The posts were designed to incite communal disharmony amongst different religious groups, in a manner prejudicial to the maintenance of public order.

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2 ISIS sympathisers part of Quran Circle charged by NIA

New Delhi, Apr 02: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against two ISIS sympathisers from Karnataka. The two persons are Ahamed Abdul Cader and Irfan Nasir.

Both the accused persons were part of a terrorist group which identified impressionable Muslim youth and further motivated, radicalised them and also provided funds for their visit to Syria to further the ideology and activities of banned terrorist organisation ISIS. 

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ISIS module which recruited in Kerala planned religious migration to J&K for terror acts

New Delhi, Mar 16: The National Investigation Agency which conducted raids relating to an Islamic State case said that the group of radicalised persons had planned on undertaking targeted killings in Kerala and Karnataka. 

Raids were conducted at 11 locations including eight locations in Kerala spread over Districts of Kannur, Mallapuram, Kollam and Kasargod, two locations in Bengaluru and one location in Delhi. The case relates to the terror activities of a group led by one Mohammad Ameen alias Abu Yahya a resident of Kerala. 

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ISIS links: NIA raids 7 locations in Kerala, Karnataka, Delhi

New Delhi, Mar 15: The National Investigation Agency carried out raids in7 locations at Delhi, Kerala and Karnataka in connection with an Islamic State related case.

The raids pertain bona new case registered by the agency around 48 hours back. The NIA has under its scanner 6. To 7 persons. They were being monitored for nefarious activities by the intelligence, sources tell OneIndia. 

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Special NIA court sentenced ISIS terrorist to 7 years RI

New Delhi, Mar 06: One ISIS terrorist has been sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment by a special NIA court in Delhi in connection with a conspiracy case.

The convict Imran Khan Pathan had hatched a criminal conspiracy to establish its base in India by radicalising and recruiting Muslim youth through various social media platforms. As a result, radicalised youths expressed their solidarity, allegiance and support to ISIS and left India to join ISIS.

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