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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UAE based accused facilitated Kerala Gold Smuggling through import cargo addressed to consulate diplomats

New Delhi, June 10: The National Investigation Agency which made a crucial arrest in connection with the Kerala Gold Smuggling case said that the accused had facilitated the smuggling through import cargo addressed to diplomats in UAE Consulate in Thiruvananthapuram. 

The NIA arrested fuugitive Muhammed Mansoor P D (37), a resident of Kozhikode, following his arrival at the Calicut International Airport from Dubai. The case on hand pertains to the seizure of 30 kilograms of gold worth Rs 14.82 crore on July 5 2020 at the Air Cargo of Trivandrum International 

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Malayali Christian who embraced Islam killed in Libya says Islamic State

New Delhi, June 07: The Indian intelligence agencies are verifying claims that an engineer from Kerala who joined the Islamic State had died in Libya. 

In an ISIS document titled Know your Martyrs, it is claimed that Abu Bakr Al-Hindi, a Christian by birth had embraced Islam while working in the Gulf. The document further claimed that he is the first ‘Istishhadi’ from India to be killed in Libya. ‘Istishhadi’ is a suicide bomber or martyr killed in an attack. Ads by 

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FICN racketeer from Kerala sentenced to six years imprisonment

New Delhi, May 04: A Special court of the National Investigation Agency convicted one Ali Hossain to six years imprisonment in connection with a fake currency case.

The case against Hossain was registered in 2018 following the seizure of fake currency notes of the Rs 2,000 denomination. The notes were recovered from his home at Palakkad district.

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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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How ignoring the rise of Wahhabism in Kerala, Bengal put the nation’s security at risk

New Delhi, Mar 05: Last October, the National Investigation Agency arrested 7 Al-Qaeda operatives from West Bengal’s Murshidabad.

During the course of the investigation, the NIA found that several Jihadist organisation had mushroomed over the years in the state and were recruiting people to radicalise them and prepare them for Jihad.

It was also found that these youth were being taught the principles of Wahhabism. 

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51 of 56 sitting CPI(M) MLAs in Kerala have pending criminal cases against them

New Delhi, Mar 04: Out of the 132 sitting MLAs in the Kerala legislative assembly 86 or 65 per cent have pending criminal cases against them.

A report by the Association for Democratic Reforms says that 28(21%) MLAs have declared serious criminal cases. 

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NIA’s latest chargesheet shows Bengal, Kerala are happiest hunting grounds for Jihadis

New Delhi, Feb 27: Earlier this week, the National Investigation Agency had filed chargesheet against 11 terrorists from West Bengal and Kerala in connection with an Al-Qaeda conspiracy case.

The case was registered by the NIA based on information about an Al Qaeda inspired module operating in the states of West Bengal and Kerala under the leadership of Murshid Hasan. The members of this module were in the advanced stage of a conspiracy to execute terrorist attacks in different parts of the country.

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