NIA files chargesheet against 4 ISIS accused in case related to killing police personnel in Chennai

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The NIA has filed chargesheet against four ISIS accused for their attempt to kill police personnel during a routine vehicle checking process in February in Chennai.

NIA files chargesheet against 4 ISIS accused in case related to killing police personnel in Chennai (Representational Image)

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed chargesheet against four ISIS accused for their attempt to kill police personnel during a routine vehicle checking process in February in Chennai.

The four accused were identified as Sadiq Basha, R Ashiqu, Mohd Irfan, and Rahamathutlla.

The accused were active members of ISIS and they were also in touch with Al Qaeda as well as National Tauhid Jamat of Sri Lanka, as per the NIA.

They had formed radical groups in India by the name of Khilafat Party of India, Khilafat Front of India and Intellectual Students of India, the agency said.

They had started a massive recruitment drive in Trivandrum, Kerala and Chennai.

In a separate development, NIA on Thursday conducted searches in Punjab and Jammu & Kashmir in connection with its probe regarding the seizure of IEDs, and arms and ammunition from Batrara toll plaza in Madhuban in Haryana’s Karnal district.

The raids were carried out in SAS Nagar and Taran Taran. Electronic devices and empty cartridges were recovered by the agency during the raid.

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