NIA arrests 14th accused in ISIS inspired group case

NEW DELHI: The NIA Tuesday arrested an alleged member of an ISIS-inspired terror module that was planning to carry out terror attacks in and around the National Capital Region and Uttar Pradesh, officials said.

Mohd Faiz was taken into custody by the National Investigation Agency, making him fourteenth accused allegedly linked to Harkat-Ul-Harb-E-Islam, an ISIS-inspired group, to be arrested, they said.

He will be produced before the Patiala House Court tomorrow, they said.

“He was instrumental founding the group and bringing in other members.  Investigation has revealed that he was closely involved in the procurement of arms and ammunition for the group to carry out terrorist acts,” NIA spokesperson alleged. (AGENCIES)