NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge sheet against two suspected ISIS operatives from Kerala.
The charge cheet names Abdul Rashid Abdulla as the main accused, who motivated a number of youths from Kasaragod to exit India along with their families to join the Islamic State, and Yasmeen Mohammed Zahid who was intercepted while trying to take a flight to Kabul to join ISIS in Afghanistan.
The agency in a statement said the case relates to the criminal conspiracy hatched within and outside India by certain youths, originally hailing from Kasaragod district of Kerala, with the intention of furthering the objectives of ISIS and their pursuant exit from India along with their families for joining and supporting the terror organisation.
The case was “originally registered as FIR 534/2016 at Chandera police station in Kerala’s Kasaragod district under Section 57 of the Kerala Police Act and sections 38 and 39 of the UA(P) Act.
“It was re-registered at NIA police station, Kochi, on August 24, 2016,” it said. (AGENCIES)